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Provenance

1937, Yamanaka and Company, New York; sold by Yamanaka (with partial exchange) to the MFA for $20,000. (Accession Date: April 1, 1937)

Credit Line

Anna Mitchell Richards and Martha Silsbee Funds

Chinese, Northern Wei dynasty, early 6th century A.D.

Dimensions

138 x 200 x 97 cm (54 5/16 x 78 3/4 x 38 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.340

Medium or Technique

Limestone with carved and inscribed details

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture