University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-96-330
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Gilt
Pigment
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Lion
Height: 74 cm
Length: 90 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Carved wood lion. Standing figure with spread tail and open mouth. Painted blue with multi-colored ornaments and saddle. Standing figure is part of base for Monju image (29-96-330). Base for lion is 29-96-331D. Lion supports Monju's lotus base (29-96-331A and B).


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Collection of Japanese Buddhist Art (1899) 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] Possehl, Gregory L., and Ch'eng-mei, Chang, and Peters, Heather, and Lyons, Elizabeth. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 9,10View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1904. Monograph of the Buddhist Temple in the Free Museum of Science and Art, University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia. pg. 1-47 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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