Location: On Display in the Asia Galleries
Curatorial Section: Asian
|Current Location||Asia Galleries - On Display|
|Culture||Chinese | Buddhist|
|Date Made||14th Century - 15th Century|
|Materials||Copper Alloy | Bronze|
|Iconography||Nuojuluo | Noh Chu Lo | Nakula | Bakula | Luohan | Arhat | Rosary|
Seated figure of Nuojuluo 諾距羅 (Sanskrit: Nakula), one of the original sixteen luohan. A Luohan is one who strives for individual salvation through his own efforts. Nuojuluo is depicted with a shaven head, long ears, and holding a bead in each hand which came from a Buddhist rosary. He is seated on a lacquered wooden pedestal which is carved in the form of a lotus flower. (see C70B for the pedestal).
|Credit Line||Purchased from Spink & Son, 1914|
|Other Number||Getz 31 - Other Number|
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