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A gilt copper figure of a standing man. His right arm is at his side and his left arm is bent at the elbow. The parts of the figure that are not gilt are black.
Artist Unknown
Standing Guatama Buddha in Repousse
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
2012/1.279
The Buddha in bhumisparsa mudra (the gesture of touching the earth with his right hand, palm inward), signaling his victory over Mara. He is shown under three leaves, indicating the bodhi tree under which he sat while meditating before reaching an awakening. He is shown flanked by two stupas, or reliquary monuments, symbolizing his attainment of nirvana.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Buddha, seated under a canopy of 3 leaves on a double lotus dais in the padmasana pose, in bhumisparsa mudra, flanked by two stupas
11th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1983/1.396

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Amitabha (Ch. Amitofou) rescues sailors at sea
19th century
Gift of Robert and Frances Wagner
1980/2.179
A finely cast miniature icon of the Buddha Amit&acirc;yus, seated on a double lotus pedestal.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
The Buddha Amitâyus, seated in padmasana on a double lotus base, holding a vase of amrita (the elixir of long life)
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1980/2.279

Thai
Head of a Buddha
15th century
Anonymous Gift
1975/1.67

Thai
Head of a Buddha
15th century
Gift of Doris and Ed Wiener
1977/2.27

Thai
Head of a Buddha, with flaming topknot
1600 – 1799
Gift of the Estate of Margaret E. Tracy
1978/2.46

Thai
Head of a Buddha, adorned with a crown
16th century
Gift of the Estate of Margaret E. Tracy
1978/2.47

Thai
Buddha bust, sheltered by Mucalinda (Khmer-Lopburi style)
12th century
Gift of John Adams Thierry in memory of Louis Sidney Thierry
1993/2.38
A fragment of a stucco relief sculpture.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, attended by Indra
100 – 399
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.83
Sculpture of a seated male figure
Thai
Buddha, seated in the ardha padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra and sheltered by Mucalinda
1175 – 1225
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1978/2.28
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