University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:A1116B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Copper
Iconography:Buddha
Inscription Language:Tibetan Language
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Other Number:GETZ 140 - Other Number

Description

Stand for crystal Buddha. Gilt bronze base (oblong) with ornate gilt and copper halo which has two birds and mask on it in repousse. Long inscription on the base and back. Probably made in Assam.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1917. The University Museum Section of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 223, No. 140View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. 5. no. 2. pg. 55-114 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 30View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East.. Philadelphia. pg. 52 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 37 No. 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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