University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-96-331D
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Buddhist Temple
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 19th Century
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Metal
Pigment
Technique:Carved
Gilded
Painted
Nailed
Height: 76 cm
Width: 45.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Flat wooden dark colored rectangular base with four lotus shaped supports. Lotus supports are carved from wood and painted green. Flat gilded metal ornaments at corners and sides. Base for lion (29-96-330). Lion supports lotus base (29-96-331A and B) for Monju (29-96-329).


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Collection of Japanese Buddhist Art (1899) View Objects in Exhibition
Japan Gallery (21 Oct 2012 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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