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Gilt bronze statue of monk with a begging bowl over his shoulder. This is Phra Malai, who achieved extraordinary powers through his accumulated merit and was able to visit numerous hells and heavens and then travel back to report on what he had seen.  Phrai Malai has elongated ears and stands on a wooden base wearing a detailed robe.
Phra Malai (The Monk)
1800 – 1932
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
Standing gilt bronze Buddha with glass inlay in royal costume.  Stands on a lotus pedestal with both hands raised in abhaya mudra.
Standing Buddha, in double abhaya mudrâ
1900 – 1932
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Buddha, seated, from Tongguan, with mandorla
4th century
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Buddhist Figure - Flower Backdrop
19th century
Transfer from the University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies
A nude female figure with decorative hair. The surface of the stone is worn down to obscure her facial features and her right lower arm and all of her left arm are broken off. 
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
6th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
Shiva as Bhairava stands against a plain pointed arch supported by pilasters with a kirtimukha or face of glory at the top. He stands in a trihanga pose, with his hip thrust to his right and wears platform sandals. He originally has four arms, the front two of which are broken away. His back two arms hold a decorated trident and a drum. He would have held a sword in one hand and a kapala, a cup made out of a scull and a hanging severed head in the other. He is naked, but wears much of jewelry including belts with pendant elements, anklets, armlets, bracelets, necklaces, a band just under his breasts and large circular earrings. He also wears a decorated sacred thread over his left shoulder. His has an elaborate coiffure in curls around the top of his head with a large topknot to one side. His face is badly damaged. Emaciated hungry ghosts attend him, the one to his right dancing with his hands raised above his head with a pot between his legs. The ghost who is on his left stands behind a dog, whose head has b
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Shiva as Bhairava
1100 – 1299
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink in honor of Vishakha Desai and Robert Oxnam
Vishnu stand in a strict unbending pose, samabhanga and has four hands.  Reading clockwise from the front right hand, he holds lotus, a club, a discus and a conch.  The lotus and conch are also personified with full standing figures at the base below his tow front hands, the lotus as a female figure to his right and the conch as a male figure to his left.  On the pointed arch behind the figure a flying figure holding garlands is carved in shallow relief to either side of his crown. He wears a diaphanous lower cloth, the folds of the garment are articulated with a flared section down the center.  He wears a long garland down to his knees, a sacred thread and various pieces of jewelry, including bracelets, armlets, a necklace and large earrings and an elaborate crown.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Vishnu Stele, four-armed Vishnu with two of his attributes personified
10th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Equestrian Statuette of Marcus Aurelius
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis
This is a 21cm tall bronze sculpture of a nude female figure seated on a stump-like form with her legs extending out in front of her and crossed at the ankles. She leans the weight of her body on her left arm, as her left hand grasps the edge of the stump. Her right arm is bent and raised, with the back of her hand resting against the left side of her head.  She is gazing downward and her arm seems to be shielding her face. Her hair is pulled back and gathered in a knot. The patina is dark brown and the metal surface has a uneven appearance.
Aristide Maillol (French (culture or style))
Seated Nude
1881 – 1944
Gift of A. Paul and Ellen G. Victor

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Standing figure of a monk, in anjalî mudrâ
7th century
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
White marble sculpture of female figure, partially nude with a cloth draped loosely around her waist and over her left forearm. She holds a cluster of flowers in her left hand, and a single bloom in her right; a basket of flowers located on base to left and slightly behind figure.
Richard James Wyatt
Gift of Albert M. Todd
A seated, four-armed figure on a stool or cushion, with two seated figures on each side, each on a lower stool or cushion, all in front of a crescent-shaped backgroud.&nbsp;
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Shiva and Consorts
13th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
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