Sino-Tibetan, Qing-dynasty (1644-1911). Brown patinated bronze, partly with turquoise and coral inlays. Seated figure of the Bodhisattva Cundi (chin. 准提, Zhunti), an embodiment of the popular deity Guanyin. Her 18 arms and hands holding symbols of the skilful means, an important Buddhist lifestyle. On a lotus base. H. 33 cm.