Crowned Bodhisattva, Probably Taeseji Posal (Bodhisattva Mahasthamaprapta), Standing On A Heptagonal, Double-Lotus Base, The Bodhisattva's Right Hand Raised, The Left Hand Lowered
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.53.75
Title
Crowned Bodhisattva, Probably Taeseji Posal (Bodhisattva Mahasthamaprapta), Standing on a Heptagonal, Double-Lotus Base, the Bodhisattva's Right Hand Raised, the Left Hand Lowered
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Dae Se-ji Bo-sal
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture, figurine
Date
first half 7th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Three Kingdoms period, Paekche, 18 BCE-660 CE
Culture
Korean
Location
Level 1, Room 1610, Buddhist Sculpture
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gilt bronze
Dimensions
H. 19.0 x W. 6.2 x D. 6.2 cm (7 1/2 x 2 7/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
Provenance
Grenville L. Winthrop, New York (by 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
1943.53.75
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

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Report" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, August 1977), Unpublished, passim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