Portable Buddhist Shrine With A Repoussé Panel Depicting The Buddha Amitabha (Amit'abul) Surrounded By Bodhisattvas, Apsarases, And Other Attendants, And With Repoussé Panels On The Interiors Of The Doors Representing Guardian Figures
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.53.71.A
Title
Portable Buddhist Shrine with a Repoussé Panel Depicting the Buddha Amitabha (Amit'abul) Surrounded by Bodhisattvas, Apsarases, and Other Attendants, and with Repoussé Panels on the Interiors of the Doors Representing Guardian Figures
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
14th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Koryô dynasty, 918-1392
Culture
Korean
Location
Level 1, Room 1610, Buddhist Sculpture
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gilt bronze with incised and repoussé decoration
Dimensions
H. 26.0 x W. 22.3 x D. 11.2 cm (10 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 4 7/16 in.)
Provenance
[Yamanaka & Co., New York, 12/7/1934] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York (1934-1943), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.53.71.A
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

James Cuno, Harvard's Art Museums: 100 Years of Collecting, Harvard University Art Museums/Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (Cambridge, MA, 1996), pp. 68-69

Exhibition History

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

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Verification Level

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