University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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:Bodhisattva Head
Height: 42cm
Credit Line:Gift of A. G. Worch, 1914
Other NumberGETZ 22 - Other Number

Description

Stone head of a Pratekyabudda. 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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Tsiang, Katherine R. 2010. Echoes of the past : the Buddhist cave temples of Xiangtangshan. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 252 fig. 92View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1941. The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects. The University Museum Bulletin. 9 (2-3) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 62View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 475DView Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 184, no.22View Objects cited in this Publication

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