About this object

Small statue of Nagarjuna or pag pa lhu drup seated in yogic position both soles of the feet turned upwards, wearing simple robes with decorated borders. His hands in dharmacakra mudra. At the back of the figure is a hole for an aperture, which may have held a mandorla or halo for the statue. Figure seated on double lotus throne. Base and contents removed.

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
    John S M Ward
  • Place collected
    Asia: South Eastern Asia: Myanmar (Burma)
  • Date collected
    1914 - 1916
  • Measurements
    98 mm x 70 mm x 49 mm; 3 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 15/16 in
  • Related people
    Abbey Art Centre ( Owner); John S M Ward ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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