Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Baluster

Date:
17th–18th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 26 in. (66 cm); W. 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of James R. Sutton, 1883
Accession Number:
83.19.3
Not on view
James R. Sutton , (until 1883; donated to MMA)
Related Objects

Baluster

Date: 17th–18th century Medium: Marble Accession: 83.19.4 On view in:Not on view

Buddhist monk Bodhidharma (Chinese: Damo)

Date: 17th century Medium: Rhinoceros horn Accession: 2011.344 On view in:Gallery 219

Miniature mountains representing the mythical realm Penglai

Date: 18th century Medium: Emerald Accession: 2015.500.5.20a–c On view in:Gallery 219

Boy with water buffalo

Date: 18th century Medium: Jade (nephrite) Accession: 02.18.438 On view in:Gallery 222

Seated Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of Infinite Compassion

Date: 17th century Medium: Gilt copper alloy Accession: 2015.500.4.22 On view in:Gallery 253