Wooden model of a royal palin, throne, for an image of Buddha to be used in a private shrine at home. Flame arched pediment decorated with nat, celestial beings. Saka, king of celestial beings, sits at top of left and right door jambs. Below are four lokapalas, guardians of the four directions, two at either side. Carved. Two swinging doors in center. Top has three peaks.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
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: 56
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