painting / 繪畫
Painting of Śākyamuni seated on a lotus throne, under a canopy surrounded by Bodhisattvas Ākāśagarbha and Ratnaguna, and disciples. Donor figures in the bottom register. Dated by inscription. Ink and colours on silk.
- Excavated/Findspot: Qian Fo Dong, Ch.xxxiii.001 (from Cave 17 at Ch’ien Fo Tung (pinyin: Qian Fo Dong))
- (Asia,China,Gansu (province),Dunhuang,Qian Fo Dong (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas))
- Excavated/Findspot: 千佛洞
- Height: 76.6 centimetres
- Width: 68.4 centimetres
Inscription Positionin cartouches
Inscription TranslationDated: 3rd year of Guangshun (AD 953). Main inscription now faded, has been examined using infra-red photograph. Not yet translated.
For full acquisition history, see 1919,0101,0.1.
- Ch.xxxiii.001 (Stein no.)
Front Painting of Sakyamuni seated on a lotus throne, under a canopy surrounded by Bodhisattvas Akasagarbha and Ratnaguna, and disciples. Donor figures in the bottom register. Dated by inscription. Ink and colours on silk.
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Object reference number: RFC616
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