Figure of Guanyin
This figure is of Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy. It has an inscription which states that it was the gift of a man named Dang and his wife Chong. It also states that it was dedicated on a mid-autumn day in 1484 under the supervision of the priest Daoji. It belongs to a group of at least four different figures from the same unknown northern Chinese temple, all dedicated on the same occasion and inscribed with the maker’s name, Liu Zhen.