|Chinese | Buddhist
|Dashizhi | Lotus Bud | Pearl | Mahasthamaprapta
Bronze figure of Dashizhi (Sanskrit: Mahasthamaprapta), a bodhisattva belonging to the retinue of the Amitabha Buddha, standing on a low lotus pedestal. Right hand raised holding lotus bud. Left hand hanging and holding an object which may be a leaf or the precious pearl. Sacred pearl in center of headdress. Elaborate scarves and drapery. Halo missing.
|Purchased from C. T. Loo; Subscription of A. Felix du Pont, 1938
|S.L. 2914.9 (MET) - Old Loan Number
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