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Sarcophagus for Sharira (holy remains) of priest Zhizhe, founder of the Buddhist Tiantai Sect

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Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund and Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

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

Dimensions

Overall: 48.9 x 36.5 x 69 cm, 136.1 kg (19 1/4 x 14 3/8 x 27 3/16 in., 300 lb.)

Accession Number

16.287

Medium or Technique

Limestone with carved and incised decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture