University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: C97
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Period: Sui Dynasty (uncertain)
Tang Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: 6th Century-Tang Dynasty
Early Date: 500
Late Date: 906
Marble (uncertain) (Stone)
Height: 74cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other NumberGETZ 16 - Other Number


Bodhisattva. Very hard stone (marble?) figure of bodhisattva. Standing. High headdress, draped scarfs and jewels. Holds flower in right hand from which has sprung a small deity. Bare feet. Round pedestal. Set into wooden base. Remains of red, blue and green paint and gilding.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)View Objects in Exhibition


[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. 62, topView Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1917. The University Museum Section of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 183, No. 16View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Bishop, Charles W. 1916. Notes on Chinese Statuary. The Museum Journal. Volume VII (No. 3): 152-177.View Objects cited in this Publication

You may also be interested in these objects:

See a problem? Let us know

© Penn Museum 2016 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy /