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0595 Innermost Asia : vol.1
Innermost Asia : vol.1 / Page 595 (Color Image)

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K.K. I. 083. Fr. of clay stucco boat.shaped object, resembling a classic lamp, with hole in upper side ; but upper surface is treated with radiating lines faintly suggesting drapery. Under-side smooth. Painted red. 5/"x2f"x2".

K.K. I. 087. Clay stucco rosette of five petals, from scroll band, impression of which is at back. Gilded. Diam. ii".

K.K. I. 088. Clay stucco cord tied in loop ; blue. 3" x 2i"

K.K. I. o8g. Fr. of clay stucco drapery, painted and gilded. 2" x r f".

K.K. 1. 092-5, 0163, 0208-15, 0221. Frs. of clay stucco, large pearl string; gilded. Probably from figure. Cf. Ser. iv. Pl. CXXXVIII, Mi. xviii. 009. Total length c. 3' 5", width x".

K.K. I. 097-g, oleo, 01I1, 0134, 0135. Frs. of clay stucco, gilded, prob. parts of body of figure. Largest 6"x3/".

K.K. I. moo. Fr. of clay stucco earlobe (?), pierced. Gilded. 2i" x

K.K. 1. 0103. Fr. of carved wooden jewel, painted and gilded. An elliptical rosette from which issued scrolls R. and L. ; from this depends a string of pearls holding inverted palmette, above which an upward curving band of pearls R. and L. Roughly carved. 21" x 1I". Pl. LIII,

K.K. I. 0104, 0I16-18, 0136, 0137, 0139. Frs. of clay stucco pendant, gilded, similar to K.K. 1. 029 &c., but curved towards lower end where it broadens out, the double band edges throwing out scrolls. Probably hung from carcanet. R. and L. of centre straight pendants, as in K.K. 1.037. Gr. fr. 4i" X 2i". Pl. LIII.

K.K. I. 0107. Fr. of clay stucco armlet, on arm, gilded over red (arm) and yellow. Pattern, triple band, one outer of pearls, with five-petalled rosette attached at plain edge. 2g"x3".

K.K. 1. 0109, 0219-20. Clay stucco colossal toes, painted red, with remains of gilding on nails. 0220 strongly flexed. Character of nails similar to that of fingers, for which see K.K. 1.015, &c. About twice life-size. Pl. LIV.

K.K. I. 0113. Fr. of clay stucco curved band with raised edges ; red. 21" x ii".

K.K. I. 0114. Fr. of clay stucco hair, painted red. I ~y" X xi".

K.K. I. 0120, 0138. Frs. of clay stucco tongues of flame (?). 0120, red. 4" x I". 0138, crimson and grey with gold on sides. 21" x I".

K.K. I. 0121. Clay stucco horse, with empty saddle of usual Eastern type—high pommel, short flaps, long saddlecloth, large stirrups. On back of neck a long elliptical covering of overlapping longitudinal strips (armour ?). Moderately well modelled on wooden core. Much broken. Legs, cars and tail missing. 15" x 9". Pl. LV.

K.K. I. 0124, 0125, 0X27, 0143. Frs. of clay stucco drapery. 0124, knot of red drapery with gilded edges. Lower edge shows symmetrically arranged ends of spreading flattened tubular folds ; upper is bound round with four cinctures. 6" x 5}". 0127 similar to 0125. Cinctures only of similar knot to above. 0143 similar to 0124 but without cinctures. Perhaps belongs to 0125. Well preserved.

K.K. I. o128. Fr. of clay stucco head.dress ; mitre-shaped frame as in K.K. 1.034 but on smaller scale. Frame bordered with red pearls. Locks of hair twisted cablewise ; blue-black. 3g" x 3". PI. LIV.

K.K. I. 0X42. Front of stucco figure of Ho.shang, in loose robe thrown back exhibiting his exuberant proportions. Fig. half reclines, resting with L. arm upon his sack. R. hand holds side of his huge round paunch, above which the pectorals are sharply and amply defined. Face fat, humorous and laughing, mouth open and toothless. Lower part of figure missing.

An excellent piece of modelling, cast hollow, and of very fibrous clay. Traces of colour. Surface badly perished and the whole very soft and flexible. For back, see K.K. 1. o68. 7" x 34". Pl. XLIX.

K.K. I.0146-50. Clay stucco rosettes. 0146, peony in profile. 0147, whorl of 8 trefoil petals in plan, surrounded by whirling petals in profile ; flask-shape pistil in profile. 0148, elliptical jewel surrounded by small and large pearls. 0149, lotus. 0150, elliptical marigold centre surrounded by four palmettes of flat volutes enclosing radiating petals. All well modelled and gilded. Av. diam. 11". Pl. LIII.

K.K. 1. 0151-6. Clay stucco pyramidal spirals of hair, detached from head of Buddha figure. Blue. Av.

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K.K. 1. 0158, 0159. Clay stucco miniature Stnpas. Dome rises on four-tiered octagonal base. In front of each side of base is miniature Stûpa in low relief. Below octagon a circular podium surrounded by pearls. Surface much abraded. I â" x ii".

K.K. 1.0195. Clay stucco mask of Buddha head, much discoloured. Broad and unusually high flat forehead, narrow chin, small features, eyes closed and oblique. tirna and Usnisa; red jewel in front of blue hair ; this is composed of small round knobs slightly festooning across brow and dropping down symmetrically above ears, which are missing. Very fibrous clay, gilded, and retaining inside impression of canvas. 4" x 3" x 1i". Pl. LIII.

K.K. 1. oxg6. Fr. of clay stucco palmette orn., gilded, prob. from pendant, as K.K. 1. 0104 &c. 1 -i" x I}".

K.K. I. ozg8. Fr. of clay stucco, showing root end of bunch of stems modelled in the round, very fibrous and flexible. Painted green and white (?). 2/" x 2/" x I".

K.K. 1. 0200. Fr. of fresco, showing face of lion (?) in black outline on white ground. Red eyeballs and lips, with white spots in eye and mouth (tooth ?). Very fragile.

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