Fragment, showing torso of seated Buddha, a standing Bodhisattva and two cartouches on the front: and left arm of another seated Buddha on the side

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Historical period(s)
Period of Division, ca. 500
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 6.8 x 14.1 x 6 cm (2 11/16 x 5 9/16 x 2 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.549
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Buddhist sculpture (fragment)

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddha, Buddhism, China, Period of Division (220 - 589)
Provenance

To 1911
Unidentified owner, Kai Feng-fu, Honan, China, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified owner in Kai Feng-fu, Honan, China, in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 5665, 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

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum