painting / 繪畫
Painting of Bhaiṣajyaguru, the Buddha of Healing, seated on a lotus throne, holding a bowl. Elaborate drapery; banded nimbus and aureole in red, green and blue. Male and female donors at the bottom. Three inscribed cartouches. Ink and colours on silk.
- 901-950 (circa)
- Excavated/Findspot: Qian Fo Dong, Ch.00101 (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: 72.8 centimetres (Painted area)
- Width: 55.6 centimetres (Painted area)
- Height: 92.6 centimetres (Frame)
- Width: 73 centimetres (Frame)
- Diameter: 3.2 centimetres (Frame)
Inscription Positionin cartouches
Inscription TranslationTop right: "Praise to Baisajyaguru Buddha." Inscription at bottom left is about the donor.
For full acquisition history, see 1919,0101,0.1.
- Ch.00101 (Stein no.)
Front Painting of Bhaisajyaguru, the Buddha of Healing, seated on a lotus throne, holding a bowl. Elaborate drapery; banded nimbus and aureole in red, green and blue. Male and female donors at the bottom. Three inscribed cartouches. Ink and colours on silk.
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