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Bodhisattva on a lotus throne

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Provenance

1912, purchased by Okakura Kakuzo (b. 1862 -d. 1913) in China for the MFA. (Accession Date: February 1,1912)

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund

Chinese, Tang dynasty, mid 8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 77.5 x 32 x 32 cm, 75.8 kg (30 1/2 x 12 5/8 x 12 5/8 in., 167 lb.) Mount (aluminium plate with tab at back of object): 0.5 x 30 x 31.5 cm (3/16 x 11 13/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.63

Medium or Technique

White marble, originally polychromed and gilt, carved and engraved

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture