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Statue Fragment

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Object Number:
89-13-51
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Thai
Ayutthaya
Provenience:
Thailand
Period:
Ayutthaya Period
Date Made:
Ayutthaya Period
Early Date:
1300
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Wood
Technique:
Carved
Lacquered
Iconography:
Buddha Hand
Description:
Wooden hand in gesture with fingers and thumb close together. Hand is curved an unusual angle. Joint visible at wrist. Broken off just after the wrist on the forearm at beginning of robe. Eye hole screw in end of arm at break. Black lacquer surface with traces of gilding. Probably 16th or early 17th century.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum

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