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Statue Fragment

Object Number:C405H
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Yuan Dynasty
Date Made: Yuan Dynasty
Early Date: 1279
Late Date: 1368
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Lacquer
Textile
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1923
Other Number:TR 15114/1 - Other Number

Description

Block of wood. One side with lacquer over textile. This panel comes from the bottom of the dry lacquer Buddha statue, C405A, which orignally contained various Buddhist texts, bags of perfumed ashes, and a small parcel containing the five organs made in silver. The ashes and silver organs are no longer present.

Bibliography:

[Article] Fernald, Helen E. 1927. "A Chinese Buddhistic Statue in Dry Lacquer". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. XVIII. no. No. 3. pg. 284-294 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 284-294View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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