The Lokapala Offering Bowls to the Buddha

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The Lokapala Offering Bowls to the Buddha

 

 

Name:
Unknown (Artist)
Title:
The Lokapala Offering Bowls to the Buddha
Abstract:
This fragment is the left side of a relief that probably comes from the harmika of a stupa. The relief shows the Buddha with the Lokapala (Guardians) offering bowls, along with other worshippers. Two small figures appear in relief on the column at left. There is a distinct geometric pattern at the top of the relief.
Format:
objects; sculpture (visual works); architectural elements
Genre:
Figures (representations); Religious art
Place of Origin:
Gandhara, India
Date:
2nd-3rd century
Physical Description:
1 relief ; h. 6 3/4 x W. 11 5/8 x D. 2 1/8 in. (17.2 x 29.5 x 5.4 cm), base: H. 1 x W. 12 x D. 3 in. (2.5 x 30.5 x 7.6 cm)
Note (Period):
Kushan period
Note (Medium/support):
Schist
Note (Ownership):
Gift of Gary K. Johnson (MA 1976, MBA 1980) and Allyson Powers Johnson (MBA 1980), 2008
Library Location:
Art Properties, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
12755456
Digital Project:
Art Properties -- Columbia’s Art Collection Online
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-79sh-8v53