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Object Number: 29-96-332
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Buddhist Temple
Period: Edo Period (uncertain)
Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made: Edo Period-19th Century
Early Date: 1615
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Lacquer
Gilding
Technique:Painted
Lacquered
Gilded
Iconography:Rakan
Luohan
Goko
Vajra
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Wooden figure of seated rakan (Chinese: luohan). Painted black and white, lacquered head, gilded goko (Sanskrit: vajra) in arms. Designed to sit in chair (29-96-333).


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Collection of Japanese Buddhist Art (1899)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1904. Monograph of the Buddhist Temple in the Free Museum of Science and Art, University of Pennsylvania. 1-47. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 10View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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