China, late Qing-dynasty (1644-1911). White porcelain (Blanc-de-Chine). Exceptional figure of the Bodhisattva Cundi (chin. 准提, Zhunti), an embodiment of the popular deity Guanyin. Her 18 arms and hands carrying symbols of the skilful means, an important Buddhist lifestyle. Dehua seal mark and artist"s mark "He Chaozong yin". H. 45 cm.