University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:C692.1
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:Painted
Mural
Iconography:Venus
Bird
Pipa
Height: 154.94 cm
Width: 66.04 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1928
Other Number:Panel 7 - Other Number

Description

Venus with a bird in her headdress holding a pipa. Part of a larger mural depicting the Buddha of Blazing Light, Tejaprabha.


Bibliography:

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