University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2011-14-6
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Buddhist
Provenience: Burma
Period: Twentieth Century
Date Made: 1900 - 1999
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1999
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Buddha
Height: 31.7cm
Width: 21cm
Depth: 11.2cm
Credit Line:Gift of Kathryn Smith Pyle from the collection of my aunt and uncle: Robert Porter Sechler and Aileen Pyle Sechler, 2011

Description

Wood bust of the Buddha with gold, black and red pigment. The eyes are open while the mouth is closed. The Buddha's ears are elongated and he wears a robe. The left shoulder and lower portion of the body are missing.


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