Buddhist tablet: seated central figure flankedd by monk and Bodhisattva on either hand; rectangular base, and figure of Buddha in sunken relief on reverse

image for Buddhist tablet: seated central figure flankedd by monk and Bodhisattva on either hand; rectangular base, and figure of Buddha in sunken relief on reverse
Former owner
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance
To 1912
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1912 [1]
From 1912 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1912 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 381, pg. 121, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
550-577
Period
Period of Division
Accession Number
F1912.98
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Topic
Buddhism
Buddha
bodhisattva
lion
Period of Division (220 - 589)
shrine
bodhi tree
China
halo
monk
apsara
abhaya mudra
varada mudra
dhyana mudra
anjali mudra
Chinese Art
Origin
China
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 90 × 50.5 × 20.9 cm (35 7/16 × 19 7/8 × 8 1/4 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Type
Sculpture
Stone