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Votive Tablet

Object Number:89-13-44
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Buddhist
Provenience: Thailand
Period: Ayutthaya Period
Date Made: Ayutthaya Period
Early Date: 1300
Late Date: 1799
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Buddha
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

Gilded ceramic votive tablet with image of standing Buddha in pointed concentric archways. Figure stands on circular, multi-tiered and waisted throne. Hands are crossed in front of abdomen, right over left. Pointed finial on usnisa. Robes in open mode with right shoulder bare. Robes hang down on each side. Back side has wide black mark on orangish clay surface. No gilding on back and outer edge of tablet. Ayutthaya style, but contemporary. One of Rama III's forty poses for Buddha images, starting at the Bodhi tree.

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