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Statue

Object Number:C97
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Sui Dynasty (uncertain)
Tang Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: 6th Century-Tang Dynasty
Early Date: 500
Late Date: 906
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Marble (uncertain) (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Bodhisattva
Height: 74 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other Number:Getz 16 - Other Number

Description

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
Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Jayne, Horace H. 1941. "The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 9. no. 2-3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 62, topView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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.. London. E. Benn, Ltd. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 84, Plate 314AView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 183, No. 16View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Bishop, Carl W. 1916. "Notes on Chinese Statuary". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. VII. no. No. 3. pg. 152-177 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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