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Bas Relief

Object Number:
C98
Current Location:
Japan Gallery
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
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 usnisha nor urna and the ears are not long. Both arms are broken off at the elbow.
Height:
99cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from C. T. Loo
Other Number:
GETZ 18   -   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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Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)
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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. 60
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[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 543A
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[Article] Bishop, Charles W. 1916. Notes on Chinese Statuary. The Museum Journal. Volume VII (No. 3): 152-177. : Page/Fig./Plate: 159,figure 162
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