Seated Bodhisattva Târâ In Her “Green Manifestation”
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.289
Title
Seated Bodhisattva Târâ in her “Green Manifestation”
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture, figurine
Date
15th century, Yongle period
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Sino-Tibetan
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Tibeto-Chinese Style; gilt bronze with an inscription reading "Da Ming Yonglenian shi"
Dimensions
H. 17.7 x W. 11.0 x D. 9.0 cm (6 15/16 x 4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Provenance
Ex-collection: Usher P. Coolidge
Hester C. Clapp and Susan C. Wolkoff (daughters of Usher P. and Sylvia S. Coolidge), gift to Harvard University Art Museums
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Hester C. Clapp and Susan C. Wolkoff in memory of their parents, Usher P. and Sylvia S. Coolidge
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.289
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Sherman E. Lee and Wai-kam Ho, Chinese Art Under the Mongols: The Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368), exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland, OH, 1968), no. 16

Francesca Herndon-Consagra, Reflections of the Buddha, exh. cat., Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts (St. Louis, MO, 2011-2012), p. 8 (installation image); p. 10, fig. 1; p. 26 (installation image); p. 43, no. 15

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions by the Harvard University Art Museums, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, Spring 2000), p. 10

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting: Asian Acquisitions 1990-1999, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 03/11/2000 - 11/05/2000

Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 11/23/2008

Reflections of the Buddha, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, 09/09/2011 - 03/10/2012

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted