About this object

Large dark brass statue of Historical Buddha. Buddha shown seated in yogic, meditational pose with right hand, palm down, shown reaching for earth in earth-witnessing or bhumisparsa mudra. Left hand is empty. Buddha's robe with pleats folded over the legs and at right shoulder. Hair has been left without gilt and painted blue, some blue remaining. Buddha sits on a double lotus pedestal or throne. Base still has cover and contents are still in place.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    18th Century - 19th Century
  • Materials
    Bronze; Pigment
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Mrs Stopford
  • Collector
    Guy Stopford
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    359 mm x 242 mm x 176 mm; 14 1/8 in x 9 1/2 in x 6 15/16 in
  • Related people
    Guy Stopford ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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