About this object

Bronze cast statue of Historical Buddha. Buddha shown seated in yogic, meditational pose with left hand, palm down, shown reaching for earth in earth-witnessing or bhumisparsa mudra, right hand rests in lap. Buddha's robe highlighted with incised decoration. Hair has been left without gilt and coloured blue, some blue still visible. Buddha sits on a double lotus pedestal or throne. Base has lost cover and is open.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Bronze; Metal Gilt; Lacquer
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of H. G. Beasley
  • Collector
    Harry Geoffrey Beasley
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    165 mm x 100 mm x 72 mm; 6 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in x 2 13/16 in
  • Related people
    Harry Geoffrey Beasley ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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