Mural Painting


From: China | Shanxi | Hongtong | Guangshengsi

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C688.17
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese | Buddhist
Provenience China | Shanxi | Hongtong | Guangshengsi
Period Ming Dynasty
Date Made ca. 1476
Section Asian
Materials Mud | Seeds | Straw | Leaves | Tempera
Technique Mural | Painted
Iconography Bodhisattva | Myrobalan Seed | Seed Pod

Single panel from a wall mural depicting the torso of a Bodhisattva holding coral on the right and the head of the worshipper holding the seed pod (possibly a myrobalan seed) on the bottom left. Part of a larger mural depicting the Medicine Buddha, Bhaisajyaguru.

Height 119.38 cm
Width 177.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1927

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