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Statue

Object Number:
C104
Current Location:
Japan Gallery
Culture:
Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience:
China
Chihli (uncertain)
Period:
Northern Qi Dynasty
Date Made:
Northern Qi Dynasty
Early Date:
550
Late Date:
557
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Sakyamuni Buddha
Description:
Marble shrine figure of Sakyamuni Buddha seated on a chair-like lotus throne. Large round halo. C104 through C108 are a set.
Credit Line:
Purchased from C. T. Loo
Other Number:
GETZ 27   -   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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Bibliography:

[Article] Steinhardt, Nancy S. 2008. "The Chinese Rotunda". Arts of Asia. 38 (5): 83-95. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 88, Fig. 19
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[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 24
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[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: 7-50
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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 254
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[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 185, no.27
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