Buddha Standing On An Octagonal, Double-Lotus Base With His Right Hand Raised In The Abhaya-Mudra And His Left Hand Lowered In The Varada-Mudra, Probably The Buddha Shakyamuni (Sôk'kamoni Yôrae)
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.53.72
Title
Buddha Standing on an Octagonal, Double-Lotus Base with His Right Hand Raised in the Abhaya-mudra and His Left Hand Lowered in the Varada-mudra, Probably the Buddha Shakyamuni (Sôk'kamoni Yôrae)
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Sakyamuni
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
figurine, sculpture
Date
8th - 9th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Unified Silla dynasty, 668-935
Culture
Korean
Location
Level 1, Room 1610, Buddhist Sculpture
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gilt bronze
Dimensions
H. 16.3 x W. 8.5 x D. 8.0 cm (6 7/16 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Provenance
[Yamanaka & Co., New York, 7/1/1936] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York (1936-1943), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.53.72
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), no. 45, p. 44

W. Chie Ishibashi, "East Asian Buddhist Bronzes: A Comparative Analytical Study and a Preliminary Report" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, August 1977), Unpublished, passim

Exhibition History

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

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

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