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Description

Figure of the bodhisattva Weituo, in stoneware with low-fired polychrome lead glazes, clad in ornamental armour with hands joined in salutation (añjali mudrā) and sword resting across his arms, standing on rectangular plinth: China, Henan or Shanxi Province, probably 18th century

Museum reference

A.1937.505

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Figure

Production information

Henan Province, China, East Asia

Date

18th century

Materials

Stoneware

Physical description

Pale red earthenware covered with black, green and yellow glazes

Associations

Depicted: Weituo

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 5 »
Balcony

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