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Object Number:C105
Current Location: China & Japan Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: China
Chihli (uncertain)
Period: Northern Qi Dynasty
Date Made: Northern Qi Dynasty
Early Date: 550
Late Date: Northern Qi Dynasty
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Lotus Bud
Incense Burner
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other Number:GETZ 28 - Other Number


Marble shrine figure of Mahakasyapa, the old disciple, standing on a simplified lotus bud, holding in his left hand an incense urn which he is shielding with his right hand. Oval halo. C104 through C108 are a set. C105 and C106 are a pair within the set.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966) View Objects in Exhibition
Japan Gallery (21 Oct 2012 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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