Suzhou, China - gorgeous city with a terrific silk museum (and store!) and the beautiful Humble Administrator's Garden - one of the most famous gardens in China
Bodhisattva, Song Dynasty. Shanghai Museum. This image, of gilded and painted wood, shows a bodhisattva sitting in "Royal Ease." The figure can be compared to the celebrated Song Dynasty Guanyin at the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City.