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Statue Fragment

Object Number:C65
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Hebei
Xiangtangshan
Period: Northern Qi Dynasty
Date Made: Northern Qi Dynasty
Section:Asian
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Pratyekabuddha
Height: 42 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Worch of Paris, 1925
Other Number:Getz 22 - Other Number

Description

Stone head of a Pratyekabuddha. Dark bistre colored marble with a greenish yellow patina. From a large statue, approximately life size. Ancient head covering in spiral peak form.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966) View Objects in Exhibition
Year of Color: Stone and Marble from Antiquity to the Present (19 Aug 2014 - Aug 2015) View Objects in Exhibition
Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Tsiang, Katherine R. 2010. Echoes of the past : the Buddhist cave temples of Xiangtangshan.. Chicago. The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 252 fig. 92View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Jayne, Horace H. 1941. "The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 9. no. 2-3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 62View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Siren, Osvald. 1925. Chinese sculpture from the fifth to the fourteenth century; over 900 specimens in stone, bronze, lacquer and wood, principally from northern China.. London. E. Benn, Ltd. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 130, Plate 475DView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 184, no.22View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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