Location: On Display in the Asia Galleries

From: China | Hebei | Xiangtangshan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C151
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 Pratyekabuddha

Statue of Pratyekabuddha made of hard stone, colored and darkened by age. There are traces of dark red and brown paint and slight traces of green and blue on the piece. It is a standing figure, the hands holding a lotus bud, with heavy hands and large neck. The draperies are very massive and simple. The statue has a slightly upturned face with eyes almost closed with long ears and a cap-like arrangement of hair. It has bare feet with no pedesta but there is a tang that extends below the statuel. C113, C150 and C151 are from Cave #2 of the Southern Xiangtangshan. C113 and C151 may not from the same group judging from their different execution.

Height 188 cm
Width 51 cm
Depth 37 cm
Credit Line Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1916
Other Number Getz 7 - Other Number

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