Sarcophagus for Sharira (holy remains) of priest Zhizhe, founder of the Buddhist Tiantai Sect
early 8th century A.D.
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.)
Medium or Technique
Limestone with carved and incised decoration
Paul and Helen Bernat Galleries (Gallery 271)
Special Chinese and Japanese Fund and Harriet Otis Cruft Fund