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Native Name:
Bodha-sindu
Object Number:
29-96-791
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Burmese
Buddhist
Provenience:
Burma
Period:
Mandalay period
Date Made:
Late 19th Century
Early Date:
1875
Late Date:
1900
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Wood
Gilt
Technique:
Gilt
Iconography:
Seated Buddha
Description:
A Mandalay period gilded Buddha statue seated in padmasana (lotus position). The right hand stretches down over the right knee in bhumiparsa mudra (earth touching attitude). Bead-like hair covers the head and ushnisha (protuberence of cranial bone). The ear lobes fall down to the shoulders. The eyes are downcast. The robe is worn in an open mode with right shoulder exposed. The borders of the robe decorated in paste jewels.
Height:
43cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 44
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