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Object Number:
A1162
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Indo-Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience:
China
Period:
Ming Dynasty
Date Made:
Ming Dynasty
Early Date:
1368
Late Date:
1644
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Ivory
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Life of the Buddha
Description:
Carved ivory tablet with central Buddha image surrounded by smaller Buddha figures. Poses of Buddha indicate the various life events of the Buddha. Birth on upper right, death on upper left. Central figure is Buddha wearing loose trousers gathered at ankles. Small figure in Indian attire.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Alexander Scott
Other Number:
GETZ 145   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. 5 (2): 55-114. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 62, fig. 29.
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[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 15 No. 6
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