Seated Buddha

北魏石雕佛坐像

Chinese
Northern Wei dynasty
second half of the 5th century A.D.


Dimensions

Other (Overall): 73 x 43cm (28 3/4 x 16 15/16in.)

Accession Number

07.750

Medium or Technique

Carved limestone with engraved details

On View

Paul and Helen Bernat Galleries (Gallery 271)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

1906, purchased by Okakura Kakuzo(b. 1862 - d. 1913) in China for the MFA, for 3,200 Yen.[see note 1] (Accession Date: November 21, 1907)

Notes:
[1] total price for 07.717- 07.750

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund