|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||Tang - 1914|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Spink & Son, 1914|
|Other Number:||Getz 96 - Other Number|
A1496 - Old Museum Number
4 - Field No SF
Partially gilt bronze image of Manjusri, a famous bodhisattva believed to have lived about 250 years after Sakyamuni (the historical Buddha) and regarded as a personification of transcendental wisdom. He is shown holding a ruyi scepter and seated on a lion, with his right foot extended, resting on a lotus attached to the animal's riding gear.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Nevil Gallery for the Blind and Sighted ( Jul 1979 - 21 Nov 1988)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 96||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania, Office of the President. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East.. Philadelphia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 46 No. 3||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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