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Fresco Fragment

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Object Number:
C413B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience:
Turfan
Turkestan
Period:
Tang Dynasty
Date Made:
C. 750 Ad
Early Date:
725
Late Date:
775
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Ceramic
Clay
Gesso
Technique:
Fresco
Iconography:
Bodhisattva Head
Description:
Fresco fragment. Head of bodhisattva, turned toward viewer's left. On brown clay with coating of jesso. Outlines in black. Flesh tinted with light red. Loops of hair over ears and down shoulders in flat mat black, but upper hair over temples and on top of head a mat maroon red. Halo body shows traces of leaf green with outer borders of light red and maroon. Touch of green on figure's left shoulder. Lips maroon.
Height:
29cm
Width:
24cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from A. W. Bahr
Other Number:
C413 (original)   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)
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Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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Silk Road Highlights Supplement (10 Feb 2011)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 21
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[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1941. The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects. The University Museum Bulletin. 9 (2-3) : Page/Fig./Plate: Figure 8
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[Article] von Le Coq, Albert & Waldschmidt, Ernst. 1928. Neue bildwerke II. Die buddhistische spa╠łtantike in Mittelasien. 6 : Page/Fig./Plate: Volume I, Plate 23; Volume II, plate 24.
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