Standing Buddha With Right Hand Lowered And With Left Hand Raised
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.53.73
Title
Standing Buddha with Right Hand Lowered and with Left Hand Raised
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
figurine, sculpture
Date
late 7th - early 8th 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. 20.0 x W. 8.2 x D. 4.9 cm (7 7/8 x 3 1/4 x 1 15/16 in.)
Provenance
[Yamanaka & Co., New York, 3/1/1935] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York (1935-1943), 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
1943.53.73
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. 44, 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Report" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, August 1977), Unpublished, passim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