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Object Number:C444
Current Location: China & Japan Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Hebei
Xiangtangshan
Period: Northern Qi Dynasty
Date Made: Northern Qi Dynasty
Early Date: 550
Late Date: Northern Qi Dynasty
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Iconography:Bodhisattva Head
Credit Line:Purchased from A. G. Worch, 1925
Other Number:GETZ 20 - Other Number

Description

Stone head of bodhisattva. Hard dark stone. Life size. Narrow oval face with half-closed eyes and tiny mouth; no urna; long ears with pierced lobes and earrings; three peaked headdress with tassels partly missing.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966) View Objects in Exhibition
Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914) View Objects in Exhibition
World Tour of Bodies of Culture: Body Modification (1996) View Objects in Exhibition
Japan Gallery (21 Oct 2012 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Tsiang, Katherine R.. 2010. Echoes of the past : the Buddhist cave temples of Xiangtangshan.. Chicago. The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago. pg. 269 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 251 fig. 90View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Steinhardt, Nancy S.. 2008. ""The Chinese Rotunda"". Arts of Asia.. Kowloon. Arts of Asia Publications, Ltd. Vol. 38. no. 5. pg. 83-95 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 87, Fig. 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Howard, Angela F.. 2001. ""Reconstructing the Original Location of a Group of Sculptures in the University of Pennsylvania Museum"". Orientations (Hong Kong).. Hong Kong. Orientations Magazine Ltd.. Vol. 32. no. 2. pg. 32-39 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 35View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F.. 1941. "The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects". The University Museum Bulletin.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 9. no. 2-3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 61View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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... London. E. Benn, Ltd.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 475CView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 184 no.20View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Bishop, Carl W.. 1914. "Two Sculptured Chinese Heads". The Museum Journal.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. 5. no. 3. pg. 136-140 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 136-140View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East.. Philadelphia. pg. 52 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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