University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-96-311
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Nara
Buddhist Temple
Period: Edo Period (uncertain)
Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made: Edo Period-19th Century
Early Date: 1615
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Terracotta
Wood
Technique:Unglazed
Fired
Iconography:Kneeling Figure
Height: 36.4cm
Width: 10.5cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Terracotta figure. Unglazed. Kneeling figure placed in temple to pray by proxy. Arm is seperated from main body. Other pieces have detached as well.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1904. Monograph of the Buddhist Temple in the Free Museum of Science and Art, University of Pennsylvania. 1-47. : Page/Fig./Plate: 39; plate opposite p. 36.View Objects cited in this Publication

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