University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:38-32-3B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience: North China
Period: Sui Dynasty
Date Made: 575-600
Early Date: 575
Late Date: 575-600
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Dashizhi
Lotus Bud
Pearl
Mahasthamaprapta
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo; Subscription of A. Felix du Pont, 1938

Description

Lotus pedestal or base for a standing bronze figure of Dashizhi (Sanskrit: Mahasthamaprapta), a bodhisattva belonging to the retinue of the Amitabha Buddha.


Bibliography:

[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) Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 42, Fig. 35View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1939. Amitabha Altar Group. The University Museum Bulletin. 7 (3) Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 2-9, pls. 1-6, fig. 1.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1939. Chinese Art at the University Museum. Parnassus. 11 (1) Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 7-11.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] 1938. Chinese bronzes of the Shang (1766-1122 B.C.) through the Tang Dynasty (A.D. 618-906) : an exhibition lent by American collectors and museums and shown in gallery D6 from October 19 through November 27. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 279View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap | Contact | Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy |