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Object Number:C112
Current Location: China & Japan Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience: China
Shaanxi (uncertain)
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: 8th Century
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 8th Century
Section:Asian
Materials:Limestone
Paint
Gold Leaf
Technique:Carved
Painted
Gilded
Iconography:Ta Shih Chih?
Bodhisattva
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other Number:GETZ 11 - Other Number

Description

Grey limestone statue of a Bodhisattva. Figure in flowing robes, scarves and ornaments stands on lotus base. Vase in headdress. Lower arms are missing. Traces of red, blue and green paint and gold leaf. C111 and C112 are a pair, most likely made by the same artist.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Rotunda (1968) View Objects in Exhibition
Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Trubner, Henry. 1957. The Arts of the T'ang Dynasty.. Cambridge. Chadwyck-Healey. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 34, p. 19View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Bachhofer, Ludwig. 1946. A Short History of Chinese Art.. New York. Pantheon. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: #66 a,b. p. 74-5View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F.. 1941. "The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects". The University Museum Bulletin.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 9. no. 2-3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 18, Fig. 13View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F.. 01 Jan 1939. "Chinese Art at the University Museum". Parnassus. Vol. 11. no. 1. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Bachhofer, Ludwig. 1938. "Zur Geschichte der chinesischen Plastik vom VIII-XIV Jahrhundert". Chinesische Plastik.. Berlin. Ostasiatische Zeitschrift. Vol. 14. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: IllustrationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1936. The Romance of Chinese Art.. Garden City. Garden City Pub. Co.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 65-82View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F.. 1935. "The Museum's Loan to Burlington House ( for International Exhibition of Chinese Art held in London 1935-36)". The University Museum Bulletin.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 6. no. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 22-30View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Jayne, H. H.. 1935. The Museum's Loan to Burlington House (For International Exhibition of Chinese Art held in London 1935-36). University Museum Bulletin. Vol. VI, No. 1 (October). pg. 17-21 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 109View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Royal Academy of Arts. 1935. Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Chinese Art.. London. Royal Academy of Arts. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 205, No. 2397, Pg. 219, 2397 (illustration)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1931. "Two Chinese Sculptures of the T'ang Dynasty". The University Museum Bulletin.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 2. no. 4. pg. 119-123 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 119-123View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Siren, Osvald. 1930. "Histoire des Arts Anciens de la Chine". Annales du Muse Guimet. Bibliothe`que d'art... Bruxelles. G. Van Oest. Vol. 3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 119-123, Plates 6, 7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Springer, Anton. 1929. "Die ostasiatische Kunst". Handbuch der Kunstgeschichte.. Leipzig. Alfred Kroner Verlag. Vol. 6. pg. 43, 50, pl. 68 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 109View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Siren, Osvald. 1925. Chinese sculpture from the fifth to the fourteenth century; over 900 specimens in stone, bronze, lacquer and wood, principally from northern China... London. E. Benn, Ltd.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 378View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Glaser, Curt. 1925. "Ostasiatische Plastik". Die Kunst des Ostens.. Berlin. B. Cassirer. Vol. XI. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 79 A and B, p. 56View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Ashton, Leigh. 1924. An Introduction to the Study of Chinese Sculpture.. London. E. Benn, Ltd.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 68View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Bishop, Carl W.. 1916. "Notes on Chinese Statuary". The Museum Journal.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. VII. no. No. 3. pg. 152-177 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 169.Figure 168View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1913. "Two Early Chinese Statues". The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs.. London. Vol. 24. no. No. 128. pg. 106-110 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate IView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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