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Statuette

Object Number:
38-32-1
Current Location:
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
North China
Period:
Sui Dynasty
Date Made:
575-600
Early Date:
575
Late Date:
600
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Amitabha
Description:
Bronze figure of Amitabha standing on low lotus pedestal. Right hand raised, palm outward. Left hand low and forward, palm out. Long ears. Tightly curled hair of Indian type. Halo missing.
Credit Line:
Purchased from C. T. Loo; subscription of A. Felix du Pont

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)
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Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1941. The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects. The University Museum Bulletin. 9 (2-3) : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 42, Fig. 35
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[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1939. Amitabha Altar Group. The University Museum Bulletin. 7 (3) : Page/Fig./Plate: 2-9, pls. 1-6, fig. 1.
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[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1939. Chinese Art at the University Museum. Parnassus. 11 (1) : Page/Fig./Plate: 7-11.
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[Catalogue] 1938. Chinese bronzes of the Shang (1766-1122 B.C.) through the Tang Dynasty (A.D. 618-906) : an exhibition lent by American collectors and museums and shown in gallery D6 from October 19 through November 27. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 279.
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