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Figure, F49.189

Physical Description

Beggar, sitting on the ground, with one knee raised. Wearing dark red robes. Leaning left arm on cream coloured carving, with yellow bowl in hand. Right hand resting on knee. Finger nails painted white. Bald head, long black hair and open mouth.

Research Notes

art figure —Professor Kelun Chen
Bodhidharma is a famous buddhist monk in ancient times, proclaiming Buddhism around the world
Figure, pottery Bodhidharma (famous indian buddhist monk —Professor Kelun Chen
Pottery
Red-lead glazed
art figure
1st half of 20th century
Fushan in Guangdong
Bodhidharma is a famous buddhist monk in ancient times, proclaiming Buddhism around the world

Provenance

Locality:
Collected and given to Mrs Mellor by: Bernard Moore

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 152 x 94 x 143mm

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