Location: On Display in the Asia Galleries

From: China | Shaanxi (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number C112
Current Location Asia Galleries - On Display
Culture Chinese | Buddhist
Provenience China | Shaanxi (uncertain)
Period Tang Dynasty
Date Made 8th Century CE
Section Asian
Materials Limestone | Paint | Gold Leaf
Technique Carved | Painted | Gilded
Iconography Ta Shih Chih? | Bodhisattva

Grey limestone statue of a Bodhisattva in flowing robes with scarves and ornaments. He stands on a lotus base. There is a vase in the headdress. The lower portion of the arms are both missing. There are traces of red, blue and green paint and gold leaf. C111 and C112 are a pair and were most likely made by the same artist.

Credit Line Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other Number Getz 12 - Other Number

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