Stela Base


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C446B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese | Buddhist
Provenience China
Period Ming Dynasty | Wanli
Date Made 1572 - 1620 CE
Section Asian
Materials Limestone
Technique Carved | Low Relief
Iconography Monks | Lion | Lotus | Incense Burner | Pearl Spirit King | Tree Spirit King | Mountain Spirit King | Wind Spirit King | Elephant Spirit King | Bird Spirit King

Carved stone stela base. The oblong quadrilateral four-footed base has low relief carvings of lions with incense burners, seated monks and lotus on the sides and a band of lotus medallions on the top. The sides feature various Spirit Kings, three on each side.

Height 20 cm
Width 33 cm
Thickness 26.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Worch of Paris, 1925
Other Number Getz 17 - Other Number

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