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Fragment of base of a seated Buddha, with incense burner, lion, and attendant

Accession Number
1964/2.24

Title
Fragment of base of a seated Buddha, with incense burner, lion, and attendant

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 580 - 620

Medium & Support
marble

Dimensions
5 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in (13.3 cm x 19.05 cm x 10.8 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection

Subject matter
The fragment of a base of an image of the Buddha: from left to right (from the viewer's perspective) are bas relief images of a beribboned Bodhisattva; a lion; and an incense burner placed on a central altar.

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Primary Object Type
figure

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Buddhism
bodhisattva
fragments (object portions)
incense burners

4 Related Resources

Buddhism
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Devotional Objects Across Religions
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)
Cabinet E: Shelf 1
(Part of: Albertine Monroe-Brown Study-Storage Gallery)

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