|Native Name||Shin Upagou|
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||Mid 19th Century|
|Technique:||Lost Wax Casting|
|Credit Line:||Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989|
Buddhist Saint Upagupta (Sanskrit), or Shin Upagok (Burmese), seated in virasana position, holding alms bowl in lap. Head turned slightly upwards to the right to check the sun for time before eating last meal of the day. The robe is in open style with the right shoulder bare. Etched linear design. Seated on base which is cast in one piece with figure. Traces of red lacquer and gilding.
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