Statuette: Buddhist trinity

Historical period(s)
Northern Qi dynasty, Period of Division, 556
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10.3 × 4.3 × 3.2 cm (4 1/16 × 1 11/16 × 1 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1909.262
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
abhaya mudra, Buddhism, casting, China, inscription, lotus, mandorla, Northern dynasties (386 - 581), Northern Qi dynasty (550 - 577), Period of Division (220 - 589), varada mudra
Provenance

To 1909
T.J. Larkin, London, to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from T.J. Larkin in 1909 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 87, 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)

Thomas Joseph Larkin (C.L. Freer source) 1848 - 1915
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

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

Copyright with museum