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Statue

Object Number:
C112
Current Location:
China Gallery
Culture:
Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience:
China
Shaanxi (uncertain)
Period:
Tang Dynasty
Date Made:
8th Century
Early Date:
700
Late Date:
799
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Limestone
Paint
Gold Leaf
Technique:
Carved
Painted
Gilded
Iconography:
Ta Shih Chih?
Bodhisattva
Description:
Grey limestone statue of a Bodhisattva. Figure in flowing robes, scarves and ornaments stands on lotus base. Vase in headdress. Lower arms are missing. Traces of red, blue and green paint and gold leaf. C111 and C112 are a pair, most likely made by the same artist.
Credit Line:
Purchased from C. T. Loo
Other Number:
GETZ 11   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Rotunda (1968)
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Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Trubner, Henry. 1957. The Arts of the T'ang Dynasty. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 34, p. 19
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[Book] Bachhofer, Ludwig. 1946. A Short History of Chinese Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: #66 a,b. p. 74-5
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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: Pg. 18, Fig. 13
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[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1939. Chinese Art at the University Museum. Parnassus. 11 (1)
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[Article] Bachhofer, Ludwig. 1938. Zur Geschichte der chinesischen Plastik vom VIII-XIV Jahrhundert, in 1938. Chinesische Plastik. Volume 14. : Page/Fig./Plate: Illustration
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[Book] 1936. The Romance of Chinese Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 65-82
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[Article] Fernald, Helen E. 1936. The Sculpture. The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs. 68 (394): 22-30. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 87, # 3 and # 5
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[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1935. The Museum's Loan to Burlington House ( for International Exhibition of Chinese Art held in London 1935-36). The University Museum Bulletin. 6 (1) : Page/Fig./Plate: 22-30
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[Book] Jayne, H. H. 1935. The Museum's Loan to Burlington House (For International Exhibition of Chinese Art held in London 1935-36). Volume VI, No. 1 (October). 17-21. : Page/Fig./Plate: 109
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[Catalogue] Royal Academy of Arts. 1935. Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Chinese Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 205, No. 2397, Pg. 219, 2397 (illustration)
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[Article] 1931. Two Chinese Sculptures of the T'ang Dynasty. The University Museum Bulletin. 2 (4): pp. 119-123. : Page/Fig./Plate: 119-123
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[Book] Siren, Osvald. 1930. Histoire des Arts Anciens de la Chine. Volume 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: 119-123, Plates 6, 7
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[Article] Springer, Anton. 1929. Die ostasiatische Kunst, in 1929. Handbuch der Kunstgeschichte. Volume 6. 43, 50, pl. 68. : Page/Fig./Plate: 109
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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 378
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[Article] Glaser, Curt. 1925. Ostasiatische Plastik. Die Kunst des Ostens. Volume XI : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 79 A and B, p. 56
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[Book] Ashton, Leigh. 1924. An Introduction to the Study of Chinese Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 68
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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: No. 12
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[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 169.Figure 168
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[Article] 1913. Two Early Chinese Statues. The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs. Volume 24 (No. 128): 106-110. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate I
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