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Stela Base

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Object Number:
C446B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience:
China
Period:
Six Dynasties (uncertain)
Tang Dynasty (uncertain)
Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made:
Six Dynasties - Ming
Early Date:
220
Late Date:
1644
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Limestone
Technique:
Carved
Low relief
Iconography:
Monks
Lions
Lotus
Incense Burner
Description:
Carved stone stela base. The oblong quadrilateral four-footed base has low relief carvings of lions with incense burners, seated monks and lotus on the sides and a band of lotus medallions on the top.
Credit Line:
Purchased from A. G. Worch
Other Number:
GETZ 17   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)
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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: p. 60
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[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 288
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[Article] Siren, Osvald. 1925. Quelques observations sur les imitations des anciennes sculptures chinoises. Artibus Asiae. Volume 1 (No. 1) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 68-69
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[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 183, no.17
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