Iconography
ASIAN ICONOGRAPHY
Religious Iconography
Buddhism Arhat
Magic and Science
Fauna and floraSnake
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsSnake Miscellaneous
ERANOS ARCHIVE
6. Symbolism of the Snake
Work-in-progress
Snakes II
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Hsi-chin Chu-shih Jin Dashou (Chin Ta-Shou) (13th century)
DATE
12th century - 13th century China
LOCATION
Unknown location (The picture was formerly in the Ostasiatische Kunstsammlung Berlin, but has been missing since 1945. It was formerly part of the collection Edo in Tokyo. After that it belonged toTajima Shiichi (1869-xxxx) and was given to the Ostasiatischen Kunstsammlung in 1919 by Gustav Jacoby.)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Eranos Archive presented by Olga Froebe-Kapteyn
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Lothar Ledderose, Orchideen und Felsen. Chinesische Bilder im Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst Berlin, 1998. Otto Kummel, Die Kunst Chinas, Japans und Koreas, 1929, p. 71.
Contact
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