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Statuette

Object Number:A1123
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nepalese
Buddhist
Provenience: Nepal
Date Made: 17th Century
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1699
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Turquoise
Gilt
Technique:Gilded
Inlaid
Iconography:Manjusri
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Gilt bronze Manjusri with turquoise Inlay. Manjusri, the bodhisattva of wisdom, is flanked by two lotus stalks. They hold Manjusri's attributes of a sword and a sutra. Seated on a lotus on oblong dais (two parts). Halo attached to throne missing.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 5. no. 2. pg. 55-114 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 32View 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. 37 No. 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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