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Object Number:43-22-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Thailand
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 18th Century - 19th Century
Iconography:Standing Buddha
Credit Line:Gift of Percy C. Madeira, 1943


Gilt bronze statue of a standing Buddha in "royal attire" or the rich robes of a Universal King, the moral leader of mankind. The Buddha wears an elaborate tiered headdres, armlets, necklaces, skirt, sandals with upturned toes. Three-tiered hexagonal pedestal surmounted by low round stand, short tang at back. All ornamentation is in high relief. Inlaid glass "jewels".

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Possehl, Gregory L., and Ch'eng-mei, Chang, and Peters, Heather, and Lyons, Elizabeth. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 48View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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