Location: On Display in the Asia Galleries

From: China | Hebei | Xiangtangshan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C150
Current Location Asia Galleries - On Display
Culture Chinese | Buddhist
Provenience China | Hebei | Xiangtangshan
Period Northern Qi Dynasty
Date Made 550 - 577 CE
Section Asian
Materials Limestone
Technique Carved
Iconography Bodhisattva

Statue of bodhisattva made of hard, dark-grey limestone which has stained and discolored with age. There are traces of green, red and blue pigment on the piece. It is almost identical with C113 but there is no figure in the aureole of the tiara. C113, C150 and C151 are from Cave #2 of the Southern Xiangtangshan. C150 could be from the front shrine, one of the three shrines surrounded by the central pillar.

Height 198 cm
Width 56 cm
Depth 35.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1916
Other Number Getz 9 - Other Number

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