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Mandorla

Back Ornament

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Object Number:19876.3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Kyoto
Period: Edo Period (uncertain)
Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Gilt
Lacquer
Technique:Gilded
Lacquered
Iconography:Lotus
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Credit Line:Purchased from G. T. Marsh and Co; subscription of Mrs. Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:19876A - Other Number

Description

Mandorla for Amida Buddha statue. There are five smaller Buddhas attached to the piece and a lotus flower that backs the Buddha's head.

Bibliography:

[Article] 1897. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. Vol. 1. no. No. 1. pg. 16-42 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 24View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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