University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:C688.9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Shanxi
Hongtong
Guangshengsi
Period: Ming Dynasty
Date Made: C. 1476
Early Date: 1476
Late Date: C. 1476
Section:Asian
Materials:Mud
Seeds
Straw
Leaves
Tempera
Technique:Mural
Painted
Iconography:Candraprabha
Height: 182.88 Centimeters/Inches
Width: 109.22 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1927

Description

Single panel from a wall mural depicting the feet of Candraprabha showing both feet on flowers and the left side of a worshipper. Part of a larger mural depicting the Medicine Buddha, Bhaisajyaguru.


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