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Buddha draped in robes portraying the Realms of Existence
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H x W x D: 151.3 x 62.9 x 31.3 cm (59 9/16 x 24 3/4 x 12 5/16 in)
Weight (without concrete base): 818.5 pounds
probably Henan province, China
Northern Qi dynasty
Previous custodian or owner:
Taku Shanfang, Beijing to 1923 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Taku Shanfang, Beijing by Carl Whiting Bishop on December 24, 1923 
 Object file, folder sheet note #1.
 See note 1. Also see Original Bishop List, No. S-9, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
Sui dynasty (581 - 618)
Carl Whiting Bishop collection
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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