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Object Number:C107
Current Location: Asia Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience: China
Chihli (uncertain)
Period: Northern Qi Dynasty
Date Made: Northern Qi Dynasty
Early Date: 550
Late Date: 557
Section:Asian
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Bodhisattva
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
Other Number:Getz 30 - Other Number
01005 - Cast Number

Description

Marble shrine figure of a bodhisattva, probably Maitreya, with jewelled headdress, necklace and scarves. Standing on a simplified lotus bud. Oval halo. C104 through C108 are a set. C107 and C108 are a pair within the set.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966) View Objects in Exhibition
Japan Gallery (21 Oct 2012 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916) 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: p. 24View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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.61View 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. 68, Plate 254View 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: No. 30View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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