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Object Number:C71
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: China
Date Made: Tang - 1914
Early Date: 618
Late Date: 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. 96View 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. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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