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Statuette

Object Number:
C70A
Current Location:
Japan Gallery
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Ming Dynasty
Date Made:
14th Century - 15th Century
Early Date:
1300
Late Date:
1499
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Bronze
Iconography:
Noh Chu Lo
Seated Luohan
Rosary
Description:
Seated figure of Noh Chu lo (Sanskrit: Nakula), one of the original sixteen arhats. An arhat (Chinese Luohan) is one who strives for individual salvation through his own efforts. Head shaven, long ears; each hand holds a pierced bead, remnants of a rosary. Old wooden lotus pedestal carved and lacquered is C70B.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Spink & Son
Other Number:
GETZ 31   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)
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Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 186 no.31
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[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 1
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