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Bodhisattva Maitreya
8th century

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Southeast Asian; Thai
Creator Name-CRT: Thai
Title: Bodhisattva Maitreya
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Creation Start Date: 700
Creation End Date: 799
Creation Date: 8th century
Creation Place: Thailand, Buriram Province, Prakhon Chai
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Copper alloy with inlays of silver and black stone
Dimensions: H. 38 in. (96.5 cm)
AMICA Contributor: Asia Society
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 1979.063
Credit Line: Asia Society: The Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection
Context: The diversity of style and iconography in sculptures produced in mainland Southeast Asia from the 6th through 9th centuries reflects the many regional cultures then thriving in that part of the world. In general, two systems of classification are used to
Related Document Description: Leidy, Denise Patry. 'Iconography and Provenance: Buddhist Art from the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection.' Orientations (March 1993), p. 55.
Related Document Description: Mowry, Robert D. 'An Image of Maitreya and Other Pre-Angkor Prakhonchai Bronzes.' Orientations (December 1985), p. 34.
Related Document Description: Snellgrove, David L. The Image of the Buddha. Tokyo, New York, and San Francisco: Kodansha International and UNESCO, 1978, p. 153.
Related Document Description: Treasures of Asian Art: Selections from the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, The Asia Society, New York. Tokyo: Idemitsu Museum of Arts, 1992, pp. 62, 63, 130-31.
Related Document Description: Wardwell, Allen. 'The Buddha of the Future.' ARTnews (March 1983), p. 106.
Related Document Description: Woodward, Hiram W., Jr. 'Interrelations in a Group of South-East Asian Sculptures.' Apollo (November 1983), p. 381.
Related Document Description: Young, Mahonri Sharp. 'Treasures of the Orient: A Rockefeller Collection.' Apollo (November 1970), p. 331.
Related Document Description: Asia Society. Handbook of the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection. New York: Asia Society, [1981], p. 31.
Related Document Description: Baker, Elizabeth C. 'Cambodian Canons.' ARTnews (December 1969), pp. 28-31, 64-67.
Related Document Description: Boisselier, Jean. 'Notes sur l'art du bronze dans l'ancien Cambodge.' Artibus Asiae 29 (1967), p. 298.
Related Document Description: Bunker, Emma C. 'Pre-Angkor Period Bronzes from Pra Kon Chai.' Archives of Asian Art 25 (1971-72), pp. 68, 70-71.
Related Document Description: Chutiwongs, Nandana, and Denise Patry Leidy. Buddha of the Future: An Early Maitreya from Thailand. New York: Asia Society Galleries, distributed by University of Washington Press, 1994, pp. 1, 4, 5, 8-9, 14, 64, 66.
Related Document Description: Treasures of Asian Art: Selections from the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, The Asia Society, New York. Hong Kong and Singapore: Hong Kong Museum of Art and National Museum Singapore, 1993, pp. 82, 83.
Related Document Description: Le Bonheur, Albert. 'Review of Sherman E. Lee, Ancient Cambodian Sculpture.' Artibus Asiae 33 (1971), p. 239.
Related Document Description: Lee, Sherman E. Ancient Cambodian Sculpture. New York: Asia Society, 1969, pp. 44, 45, 102.
Related Document Description: Lee, Sherman E. Asian Art: Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd. New York: Asia Society, 1970, pp. 36, 37, 44.
Related Document Description: Lee, Sherman E. 'Asian Arts of the Rockefellers.' Connaissance des Arts 25 (February 1982), p. 57.
AMICA ID: ASIA.1979.063
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, Asia Society

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