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Catalog Data

Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
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
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
probably Henan province, China
Date:
550-577
Period:
Northern Qi dynasty
Previous custodian or owner:
Taku Shanfang
Provenance:
To 1923
Taku Shanfang, Beijing to 1923 [1]
From 1923
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Taku Shanfang, Beijing by Carl Whiting Bishop on December 24, 1923 [2]
Notes:
[1] Object file, folder sheet note #1.
[2] See note 1. Also see Original Bishop List, No. S-9, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
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Buddhism  Search this
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Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1923.15
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer Gallery 17: Promise of Paradise: Ancient Chinese Buddhist Sculpture
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d128549e-c5d1-425d-83f3-5b2de9bb0f63
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1923.15