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Object Number:
C97
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Sui Dynasty (uncertain)
Tang Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made:
6th Century-Tang Dynasty
Early Date:
500
Late Date:
906
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Stone
Marble (uncertain) (Stone)
Technique:
Carved
Painted
Iconography:
Bodhisattva
Description:
Bodhisattva. Very hard stone (marble?) figure of bodhisattva. Standing. High headdress, draped scarfs and jewels. Holds flower in right hand from which has sprung a small deity. Bare feet. Round pedestal. Set into wooden base. Remains of red, blue and green paint and gilding.
Height:
74cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from C. T. Loo
Other Number:
GETZ 16   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)
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Bibliography:

[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: p. 62, top
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[Catalogue] The University Museum. 1917. Section of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 183, No. 16
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[Article] Bishop, Charles W. 1916. Notes on Chinese Statuary. The Museum Journal. Volume VII (No. 3): 152-177.
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