Buddhist Monk (He shang)

Historical period(s)
Song dynasty, 11th-12th century
Medium
Jade
Dimensions
H x W x D: 6.7 x 5 x 3.6 cm (2 5/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 7/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.836
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Buddhism, China, dog, monk, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Desmond Gure 1905 - 1970
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • Bo Gyllensvard. Celadon, Jade: Finds, Specimen, Scientific Results; Exhibition. Exh. cat. Stockholm, May-June 1963. cat. 171.
  • Jessica Rawson John Ayers. Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages: An Exhibit. Exh. cat. London. fig. 217.
  • unknown title. no. 36 Stockholm, 1963. pls. 34-1a and b.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum