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Mandorla

Object Number:29-96-331C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Buddhist Temple
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Gilded
Technique:Carved
Gilded
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Carved and gilded wood flame shaped back piece for Monju (29-96-329). Two overlapping circles directly behind image against swirling pattern throughout.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Collection of Japanese Buddhist Art (1899) View Objects in Exhibition
Japan Gallery (21 Oct 2012 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Possehl, Gregory L., and Ch'eng-mei, Chang, and Peters, Heather A., and Lyons, Elizabeth. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 9,10View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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