Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 10th-early 11th century
  • Geography

    Dunhuang, Gansu province, China
  • Material

    Ink, color, and gold on silk
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 106.6 x 58.1 cm (41 15/16 x 22 7/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Tonying and Company 通運公司 (established 1902)
  • Provenance

    ?-to at least 1935
    Tonying and Company, New York, NY, method of acquisition unknown [1]
    From 1935
    The Freer Gallery of Art purchased from Tonying and Company [2]
    [1] See Ton-Ying & Company invoice to Freer Gallery of Art, March 2, 1935, and marked approved on January 22, 1935. Copy in object file.
    [2] The Freer Gallery of Art purchased the scroll from Tonying and Company, see note 1.
    Research Completed November 21, 2022
  • Origin

    Dunhuang, Gansu province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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