About this object

Historical Buddha seated in yogic pose, with right hand reaching down to touch earth in bhumisparsa mudra, left hand holds bowl resting on lap. Clay figure painted with metallic pigment, body in gold, and robe in red. Hair is painted black with loss to the front. Silver to the base at the back.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Clay; Pigment; Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of H. G. Beasley
  • Collector
    Harry Geoffrey Beasley
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1939 before
  • Measurements
    127 mm x 145 mm x 60 mm; 5 in x 5 11/16 in x 2 3/8 in
  • Note
    At some stage this figure was housed in 54.85.48, a man's ga'u
  • Related people
    Harry Geoffrey Beasley ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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