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Statue

Object Number:54-6-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience: China
Shanxi
Period: Song Dynasty
Date Made: Song Dynasty
Early Date: 960
Late Date: 1279
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Glass
Iconography:Guanyin
Height: 175 cm
Width: 51 cm
Depth: 31 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mathias Komor, 1954

Description

Standing wooden figure of Guanyin on low lotus pedestal with figure of Amitabha Buddha in the headdress. Both hands (originally socketed) are missing. The cavities on the back may have held texts. The eyes are made of glass.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 71, fig. 61View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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