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Statue Base


From: North China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 38-32-3B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese | Buddhist
Provenience North China
Period Sui Dynasty
Date Made 575-600
Section Asian
Materials Bronze
Iconography Dashizhi | Lotus Bud | Pearl | Mahasthamaprapta

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

Credit Line Purchased from C. T. Loo; Subscription of A. Felix du Pont, 1938
Other Number S.L. 2914.9 (MET) - Old Loan Number

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