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Votive stele

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

596

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G200
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Votive stele: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze
Size: 8 x 3 15/16 x 1 3/4 in. (20.32 x 10 x 4.45 cm)
Creation Place: China
Culture: China
Style: 6th century, Wei dynasty
Inscriptions: Inscriptionon PR side of base and back of base, incised: 22-character inscription
Physical Description: two standing bodhisattvas cast in three-quarter relief in front of a petal-shaped mandorla rising to a slender point and engraved with flame motifs, each slender deity with serene expression, shown standing with one arm held up close to the chest and the
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ruth Ann Dayton Chinese Room Endowment Fund
Accession Number: 2006.43.1
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009