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Object Number: C151
Current Location: China Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: China
Period: Northern Qi Dynasty
Date Made: Northern Qi Dynasty
Early Date: 550
Late Date: 557
Height: 188cm
Width: 51cm
Depth: 37cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1916
Other NumberGETZ 7 - Other Number


Statue of Pratyekabuddha. Hard stone, colored and darkened by age; traces of dark red and brown paint and slight traces of green and blue. Standing figure, the hands holding a lotus bud; hand and neck heavy, dragperies very massive and simple; slightly upturned face with eyes almost closed; logn ears; cap-like arrangement of hair; bare feet. No pedestal. 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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Tsiang, Katherine R. 2010. Echoes of the past : the Buddhist cave temples of Xiangtangshan. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 108 fig. 2-E, fig. 3; pg. 210-11 cat. 23; pg. 246 fig. 59View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Steinhardt, Nancy S. 2008. "The Chinese Rotunda". Arts of Asia. 38 (5): 83-95. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 87, Fig. 17View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Howard, Angela F. 2001. "Reconstructing the Original Location of a Group of Sculptures in the University of Pennsylvania Museum". Orientations. 32 (2): 32-39. : Page/Fig./Plate: 33View 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: Pg. 22 Fig. 18, in middleView Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Royal Academy of Arts. 1935. Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Chinese Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 205, No. 2393; Pg. 219, 2393 (illustration)View 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 470View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1917. The University Museum Section of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 176, No. 176View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 176,No.7View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Bishop, Charles W. 1916. Notes on Chinese Statuary. The Museum Journal. Volume VII (No. 3): 152-177. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 173. Fig. 171View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] 1914. Early Chinese Sculpture. The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs. Volume 25 (No. 133): pp. 40-43. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 43, Plate II-EView Objects cited in this Publication

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