Buddhist Sutra: Hwaôm Kyông (Chinese, Huayan Jing; Sanskrit, Avatamsaka Sutra), Chapter 77, With Frontispiece
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.548
Title
Buddhist Sutra: Hwaôm Kyông (Chinese, Huayan Jing; Sanskrit, Avatamsaka Sutra), Chapter 77, with Frontispiece
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Hwa'eom Gyeong
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript
Date
early 15th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosôn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Accordion-fold book; gold and silver pigments on indigo-blue paper
Dimensions
H. 34.4 x W. 12.3 cm (13 9/16 x 4 13/16 in.)
Provenance
Philip Hofer (1898-1984), Cambridge, MA (by 1984), gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1984.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.548
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

The Arts of Korea, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 07/11/1992 - 01/31/1993

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