Kan mei diao shi: Di si ku nan bi zhong bu men shang fo kan kan mei diao shi
- Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955, American, associated name, donor
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- Rubbing from relief sculpture (framing votive niche) depicting curtains with tassels, "liu su," and geometric designs indictating mountains and lotus flowers; 1 seated Buddha image. From: Gongxian Cave no. 4, West wall, above the main votive niche.
- 42 x 98 cm
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- Northern Wei
- Citation/references: Gong Xian shi ku si (Zhongguo shi ku, v.2), 1989, fig. 28, p. 262.
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.
Historical: Cave 4 date: from 2nd yr. of Xiping, to 4th yr. of Xiaochang, Northern Wei (517-528).
- Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
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