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From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number A1162
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indo-Chinese | Buddhist
Provenience China
Period Ming Dynasty
Date Made Ming Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Ivory
Technique Carved
Iconography Buddha | Life of the Buddha | Parinirvana | Birth of the Buddha

Carved ivory tablet with central Buddha image surrounded by smaller Buddha figures. Poses of Buddha indicate the various life events of the Buddha. Birth on upper right, death on upper left. Central figure is Buddha wearing loose trousers gathered at ankles. Small figure in Indian attire.

Height 26.7 cm
Width 11.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Other Number Getz 145 - Other Number

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