About this object

The Historical Buddha seated in a yogic pose, eyes closed in meditation, right hand reaching down to touch earth in bhumisparsa mudra, left hand empty resting in lap. Traces of gilt to face and ears and to jewel on top of head. Sitting on a deep single row lotus throne, the base is still in tact but loose with base metal folded over the lotus throne, has been previously forced open.

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Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Bronze; Metal Gilt
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the Abbey Art Centre
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    240 mm x 156 mm x 128 mm; 9 7/16 in x 6 1/8 in x 5 1/16 in
  • Related people
    Abbey Art Centre ( Owner); Daly ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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