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Statue

Object Number:
C105
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:
Kasyapa
Ananda
Lotus Bud
Incense Burner
Description:
Marble shrine figure of Mahakasyapa, the old disciple, standing on a simplified lotus bud, holding in his left hand an incense urn which he is shielding with his right hand. Oval halo. C104 through C108 are a set. C105 and C106 are a pair within the set.
Credit Line:
Purchased from C. T. Loo
Other Number:
GETZ 28   -   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:

[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 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: p. 61
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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: no. 27--30.
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