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Statuette of Buddha

Period:
Northern Wei dynasty (386–534)
Date:
dated in concordance with 524
Culture:
China
Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur M. Sackler Gift, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.268.7
Not on view
Inscription: "During the great Wei Dynasty in the reign of Zhêngguang, in the ninth moon of the fifth year on the eleventh day, the disciple Zhangbo reverently made an image in reflective pose for the salvation of all people"
[Christie catalogue]
Newark Museum. "Art in Buddhism".

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