Secrets of the Lacquer Buddha

When:
December 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
2017-12-09T10:00:00-05:00
2017-12-09T17:30:00-05:00
Where:
Sackler Galleries
1050 Independence Avenue SW
Washington
DC 20560
Cost:
Free

This exhibit will mark the first time that every known sixth-century, life-size Chinese lacquer buddha sculpture will be displayed together. Secrets will also highlight how all three of the sculptures were made, revealing fascinating details, including what tree species the lacquer came from, what type of equipment was utilized and what type of burnt bone was mixed into the sculptures.

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