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Temple Scroll

Scroll Painting

Hanging Scroll (uncertain)

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Object Number:
29-198-2
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience:
Tibet
Date Made:
18th Century
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Asian
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Avalokitesvara
Lotus
Description:
Temple scroll. Illuminated painting of Avalokitesvara. Mukuta tiara and urna mark. Seated in traditional Bodhisattva posture, against a circular white nimbus and halos, and holds a lotus flower emblem in one hand, other hand is extended with fingers in mystic gesture. Above appears a sacred character.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John L. LeConte & Robert G. LeConte
Other Number:
GETZ 280   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 17
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