Seated Buddha with a standing monk

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Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, first half 8th century
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 38.5 × 48 × 20 cm (15 3/16 × 18 7/8 × 7 7/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1912.88
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
Buddha, Buddhism, China, halo, lotus, mandorla, relief, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance

To 1912
Kiroku Adachi, Nagoya, Japan, to 1912 [1]

From 1912 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kiroku Adachi through Samurai Shokai, Yokohama, Japan, in 1912 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 384, pg. 122, 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
Kiroku Adachi (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Osvald Siren. Chinese Sculpture from the Fifth to the Fourteenth Century: Over 900 Specimens in Stone, Bronze, Lacquer and Wood, Principally from Northern China. 4 vols., London. pl. 399a.
  • Kiroku Adachi. Choan shiseki no kenkyu (Study of Historical Sites in Ch'ang-an and Vicinity). Toyo bunko ronso, v. 20 Tokyo. pl. 93.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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