Seated bodhisattva

Historical period(s)
Northern Qi dynasty or later, Period of Division, 550-577
Medium
Limestone with pigment
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 30.9 x 18.5 x 6.7 cm (12 3/16 x 7 5/16 x 2 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1909.290
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Stele

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddhism, China, dhyana mudra, Northern Qi dynasty (550 - 577), Period of Division (220 - 589), relief
Provenance

To 1909
Ta Ge Chung, Beijing, to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ta Ge Chung in 1909 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 148, pg. 59, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Accession List, Collections Management office.

[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)

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

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

Copyright with museum