The Buddhas Duobao (Sanskrit Prabhutaratna) and Sakyamuni

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Historical period(s)
Period of Division, 503
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 15.9 x 10.1 cm (6 1/4 x 4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.126
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
abhaya mudra, Buddhism, casting, China, gilding, Period of Division (220 - 589), Prabhutaratna Buddha, varada mudra
Provenance

To 1911
Ta Ge Shang, Beijing, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ta Ge Shang in 1911 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 281 Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Ta Ge Shang (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Yumin Li. Hebei zaoqi de fujiao zaoxiang : Shiliuguo he BeiWei shiqi (Early Buddhist Images from Hebei : In the Sixteen Kingdoms and Northern Wei Periods). vol. 11, no. 4, July 1994. p. 69, pl. 11.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum