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Statuette

Object Number:29-64-190
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: 10th Century - 20th Century
Early Date: 900
Late Date: 1918
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Human Figure
Buddha?
Fan
Height: 14 cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918

Description

Brass figure of seated Buddha holding a hatched-shaped fan. This is a very interesting piece. The fan is of the identical shape used in India everywhere today. This is the only one of the kind I have ever seen.

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