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Sculpture of Buddha Hand, Lemon and Flowering Plant

Late 19th century - early 20th century
Soapstone

7 1/2 in. x 10 7/16 in. x 4 1/8 in. (19 cm x 26.5 cm x 10.5 cm)
Bequest of M. Carey Thomas, President of Bryn Mawr College, 1894-1922

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2007.3.13
W.472 (Wyndham No.)
Deanery.72 (Deanery Number)
Geography:
Asia, China
Classification:
Fine and Visual Arts; Sculptures
Culture/Nationality: Chinese
Collection: Deanery Collection

This sculpture is made of soapstone, a form of talc similar to jade but more easily carved. It, along with several other Asian soapstone vases and carvings, decorated first the Dorothy Vernon Room and later the first-floor Lounge in the Deanery. The sculpture has a polished base, on top of which is an intricately worked, pierced floral design.

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