18th century - 19th century
Gilt bronze statueof a standing Buddha in "royal attire" or the rich robes of a Universal King, the moral leader of mankind: 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".
Gift of Percy C. Madeira
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth and Heather Peters, Chang Ch'eng-mei, Gregory Possehl. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 48
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