Wooden model of a royal palin, throne, for an image of Buddha to be used in a private shrine at home. A tiny image or painting would be revealed by opening the two swinging doors in the center. 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. 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, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 56
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