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Kneeling Attendant Bodhisattva (Sculpture from Mogao Cave 328, Dunhuang, Gansu province)

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Kneeling Attendant Bodhisattva (Sculpture from Mogao Cave 328, Dunhuang, Gansu province), late 7th century
Sculpture
, Figure
Chinese
,
7th century
Tang dynasty, 618-907
Creation Place: Dunhuang, Gansu province, China
Molded clay stucco over wooden armature, the gesso-covered surface with polychromy and gilding. From Mogao Cave 328 at Dunhuang, Gansu province.
sight: H. 122 x Diam. approx. 71.1 cm (48 1/16 x 28 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, First Fogg Expedition to China (1923-1924)
, 1924.70
Bibliography
Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), Cat. #26 / p. 31

James Cuno, Harvard's Art Museums: 100 Years of Collecting, Harvard University Art Museums/Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (Cambridge, MA, 1996), pp. 56-57

Sanchita Balachandran, "Research into the Collecting and Conservation History of Chinese Wall Paintings from Dunhuang in the Harvard University Art Museums", (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 2004), Unpublished, passim

Jacqueline M. Moore and Rebecca Woodward Wendelken, ed., Teaching the Silk Road, State University of New York Press (Albany, NY, 2010), p. 94, fig. 6.5.

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