A magnificent museum quality authentic antique ,ancient Chinese marble Buddhist stele (sculpture), Sui Dynasty (581-618 AD) centering a standing Buddha in long robe, with his hair drawn up into the usnisa, on a lotus base supported by two animals resting on the rectangular plinth base, flanked by four Bodhisattvas also wearing robes and standing on lotus flowers under a flaming mandorla.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 50.8 cm (20 inches). Width: 29.3 cm (11 1/2 inches. Weight approximately: 14 lb.
CONDITION: Broken off at one of the back corners, some cracks and old repairs, as one would expect from a 1400 year old piece, showing its excellent age patina.
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