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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.359
Title
Album of Chinese, Korean and Japanese Calligraphy (Collection of Sutra Fragments)
Classification
Calligraphy
Work Type
calligraphy
Date
Various periods including Song, Koryō, Tempyō, Heian, Kamakura...
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/211374
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Calligaphic and printed fragments mounted in accordion-fold album; ink, gold and silver on various colored papers
Dimensions
H. 33.2 × W. 55.7 × D. 3.5 cm (13 1/16 × 21 15/16 × 1 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: stamped Buddha figures and portions of sutra text on album covers
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.359
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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