University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)View Objects in Exhibition
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. 5 (2): 55-114. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 32View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 37 No. 26View Objects cited in this Publication

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