University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: C97
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Sui Dynasty (uncertain)
Tang Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: 6th Century-Tang Dynasty
Early Date: 500
Late Date: 906
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Marble (uncertain) (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Bodhisattva
Height: 74cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other NumberGETZ 16 - Other Number

Description

Bodhisattva. Very hard stone (marble?) figure of bodhisattva. Standing. High headdress, draped scarfs and jewels. Holds flower in right hand from which has sprung a small deity. Bare feet. Round pedestal. Set into wooden base. Remains of red, blue and green paint and gilding.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1941. The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects. The University Museum Bulletin. 9 (2-3) Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 62, topView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1917. The University Museum Section of Oriental Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 183, No. 16View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Bishop, Charles W. 1916. Notes on Chinese Statuary. The Museum Journal. Volume VII (No. 3): 152-177. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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