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Asian Art

Sakyamuni Votive Stele

12th century

Micaceous white marble of Hebei with polychrome

60 × 26 in., 540 lb. (152.4 × 66.04 cm, 244.94 kg)
Gift of Winston F. C. Guest, B.A. 1927
1955.57.1
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Jin dynasty (1115–1234)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Yamanaka, Kyoto, 1907; the Reverend Theodore Pitcairn, Philadelphia; Winston Frederick Churchill Guest, (1906–1982) New York; gift in 1955 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Jan Kleijkamp, Ellis Monroe, and Alfred Salmony, Chinese Sculpture, exh. cat. (New York: Morrill Press, 1944), no. 52–53, pls. 25–26.

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 204, no. 411, ill.

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