Northern Wei Buddhist Tile Grey pottery tile with a with a depiction on one side, of a Bodhisattva with typical features; mando.. Product #: AS-3279 Regular price: $395.00 $395.00 In Stock
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Northern Wei Buddhist Tile

Product Code: AS-3279
Height: 33CM

£395.00

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Grey pottery tile with a with a depiction on one side, of a Bodhisattva with typical features; mandorla behind; much of the original pigments remaining. Back and sides unmodelled.

Very Fine condition.

Northern Wei Dynasty, 386-534 AD.

N.B. Price is for each tile (you are welcome to make your choice in the ordering process). 

The Northern Wei rulers were ardent supporters of Buddhism, a foreign religion utilized as a theocratic power for ideological and social control of the predominantly Chinese population. The  Northern Wei reform contributed greatly to an artistic and cultural amalgamation in sixth-century China, which was also manifested in painting, calligraphy, the...

Grey pottery tile with a with a depiction on one side, of a Bodhisattva with typical features; mandorla behind; much of the original pigments remaining. Back and sides unmodelled.

Very Fine condition.

Northern Wei Dynasty, 386-534 AD.

N.B. Price is for each tile (you are welcome to make your choice in the ordering process). 

The Northern Wei rulers were ardent supporters of Buddhism, a foreign religion utilized as a theocratic power for ideological and social control of the predominantly Chinese population. The  Northern Wei reform contributed greatly to an artistic and cultural amalgamation in sixth-century China, which was also manifested in painting, calligraphy, the funerary and decorative arts, and the style of the cave-temples at Longmen in Henan Province.

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