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Object Number: C108
Current Location: Japan Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience: China
Chihli (uncertain)
Period: Northern Qi Dynasty
Date Made: Northern Qi Dynasty
Early Date: 550
Late Date: 557
Section:Asian
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Bodhisattva
Lotus Bud
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other NumberGETZ 30 - Other Number

Description

Marble shrine figure of a bodhisattva, most likely Guanyin, with a jewelled headdress, necklace, and scarves. Standing on a simplified lotus bud. Oval halo. C104 through C108 are a set. C107 and C108 are a pair within the set.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 24View 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. 61View 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 254View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 185 no.30View Objects cited in this Publication

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