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Buddha Enthroned on a Mat of Kusa Grass
Buddha Enthroned on a Mat of Kusa Grass

Buddha Enthroned on a Mat of Kusa Grass

Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 168.5 x 73.1 cm (66 5/16 x 28 3/4 in)
Buddhism, Buddha, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), China, halo, throne, mandorla, Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
17th century
Ming or Qing dynasty
Accession Number:
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1905 Yamanaka & Company, to 1905 [1] From 1905 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1905 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See Original Kakemono List, L. 519, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City. This object exhibits seals, colophons, or inscriptions that could provide additional information regarding the object’s history; see Curatorial Remarks in the object record for further details. [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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