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Asian Art

Mandorla with Attendants

432 C.E.

Silver, partial gilt, bronze

6 × 3 3/8 × 1 7/8 in. (15.2 × 8.6 × 4.8 cm)
Gift of Dr. Howard Balensweig, B.S. 1943, and Mrs. Carolyn Balensweig
1971.91.7a
Culture: 
Korean
Period: 
Baekje Kingdom (18 B.C.E. - 660 C.E.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Carolyn Balensweig, (born 1945), and Dr. Howard Balensweig, (1921–2011), New York, by 1971: given to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1971

Bibliography: 

Evelyn McCune, The Arts of Korea (Rutland, Vt.: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1961), n.p.

Chosen Koseki Zufu, 3 (Tokyo: Taisho Showa, 1915-1935), 367.

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