Fei tian: Di san ku dong bi zhu kan kan mei fei tian
- Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955, American, associated name, donor
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- Rubbing from relief sculpture of Buddhist flying deity, an apsara, holding lotus flowers in hands on top front of arched portico of the main niche. Portico designed to house Buddhist statues. From Gongxian Cave 3, East wall, on top front (on the right side) of arched portico of the main niche.
- 28 x 44.5 cm
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- Northern Wei
- Citation/references: Gong Xian shi ku si (Zhongguo shi ku, v.2), 1989. pl. 109 (image from west wall for comparison); fig. 21, p. 255.
General note: Gongxian cave temples: a set of 5 Buddhist grottoes (dated between 517-539), located 8 kms north of Gongxian (midway between Luoyang and Zhengzhou), Henan province. ; Pair with E-833 (olvwork#282360, on the left side) on arched portico of the main niche of East Wall, Gongxian Cave 3.
Historical: Cave 3 date: 2nd yr. of Xiping - 4th yr. of Xiaochang, Northern Wei (517-528).
- Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
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