Bas Relief


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C98
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese | Buddhist
Provenience China
Period Tang Dynasty
Date Made 750-800 CE
Section Asian
Materials Limestone | Marble (Stone)
Technique Bas Relief | Painted | Carved
Iconography Bodhisattva

Stone bas relief of bodhisattva. White marble with traces of color. Standing figurine with body swinging to its left (3/4 wide view). Standing on lotus pedestal. Round halo with jewelled fillet and long scarfs and strings of pearls. There is no ushnisha nor urna and the ears are not long. Both arms are broken off at the elbow.

Height 99 cm
Credit Line Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other Number Getz 18 - Other Number

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