From: Thailand

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 43-12-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Thai | Buddhist
Provenience Thailand
Date Made 16th Century
Section Asian
Materials Bronze
Iconography Buddha

Standing Buddha wearing a transparent robe and sarong-like undergarment atop a lotus pedestal. The left hand is raised in the gesture of dispelling fear, called abhayamudrā. The earlobes are long and distended, the hair is in tight curls, and a jewel is set in the front of his uṣṇīṣa, a protuberance of the skull, on top of which is a finial of flame.

Height 74 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Mrs. Frances E. (Harry) Markoe, 1943

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