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Altarpiece with Amitabha and Attendants

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Provenance

Late ninteenth century, excavated in the vicinity of the Zhaozhou Bridge. Prior to 1911, owned by Duan Fang (b. 1861- d. 1911), China. By 1922, Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz (Henrietta Goddard Wigglesworth) (b. 1847 - d. 1927), Boston; 1922, gift of Mrs. Fitz to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 4, 1922)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz and Edward Jackson Holmes

Chinese, Sui dynasty, dated A.D. 593

Dimensions

Overall: 76.5cm (30 1/8in.) Other (Base): 34.4 x 30cm (13 1/2 x 11 13/16in.)

Accession Number

22.407

Medium or Technique

Cast bronze

Collections

Asia

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Metalwork