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Object Number:
43-22-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Thai
Buddhist
Provenience:
Thailand
Date Made:
18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Bronze
Gilding
Technique:
Gilded
Iconography:
Standing Buddha
Description:
Gilt bronze statue of a standing Buddha in "royal attire" or the rich robes of a Universal King, the moral leader of mankind. The Buddha wears an elaborate tiered headdres, armlets, necklaces, skirt, sandals with upturned toes. Three-tiered hexagonal pedestal surmounted by low round stand, short tang at back. All ornamentation is in high relief. Inlaid glass "jewels".
Credit Line:
Gift of Percy C. Madeira

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: 48
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