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Object Number: C98
Current Location: Japan Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: 750-800 CE
Early Date: 750
Late Date: 800
Section:Asian
Materials:Limestone
Marble (Stone)
Technique:Bas Relief
Painted
Carved
Iconography:Bodhisattva
Height: 99cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other NumberGETZ 18 - Other Number

Description

Stone bas relief of bodhisattva. White marble with traces of color. Standing figurine with body swinging to its left (3/4 wide view). Standing on lotus pedestal. Round halo with jewelled fillet and long scarfs and strings of pearls. There is no ushnisha nor urna and the ears are not long. Both arms are broken off at the elbow.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)View Objects in Exhibition
Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)View Objects in Exhibition

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. 60View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Siren, Osvald. 1925. Chinese sculpture from the fifth to the fourteenth century; over 900 specimens in stone, bronze, lacquer and wood, principally from northern China. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 543AView Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Bishop, Charles W. 1916. Notes on Chinese Statuary. The Museum Journal. Volume VII (No. 3): 152-177. : Page/Fig./Plate: 159,figure 162View Objects cited in this Publication

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