05 mars 2009

A Very Rare and Important Painted White Marble Buddhist Votive Stele, Northern Qi Dynasty (550-577)

A Very Rare and Important Painted White Marble Buddhist Votive Stele, Northern Qi Dynasty (550-577) Probably Quyang-type, Hebei province, of exceptional large size, carved as a bodhisattva shown standing on a demi-lotus pedestal raised on a rectangular plinth from which rises a large petal-form aureole that curves slightly forward at the top, the figure with left arm bent at the side while holding a petal-shaped attribute, wearing a broad necklace, a shawl draped over the shoulders that is knotted above the waist of the... [Lire la suite]
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