About this object

Large rock crystal Buddha, both hands resting in lap and seated in meditation pose. Double lotus pedestal decorated at base with brass snake or naga whose head rears up from behind figure's right leg, with jewel on its head and pearl hanging from mouth.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    18th Century
  • Materials
    Paste; Brass; Pearl; Crystal
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of F M Bailey
  • Collector
    Frederick Marshman Bailey
  • Place collected
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    365 mm x 197 mm x 121 mm; 14 3/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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