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Buddha, standing, in double vitarka mudra (?) (Chieng Sen style)

Accession Number
1993/2.46

Title
Buddha, standing, in double vitarka mudra (?) (Chieng Sen style)

Artist(s)
Thai

Object Creation Date
15th Century

Medium & Support
bronze

Dimensions
26 5/8 x 11 1/16 x 7 1/8 in. (67.5 x 28 x 18 cm);33 11/16 x 11 7/16 x 7 1/2 in. (85.5 x 29 x 19 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of John Adams Thierry in memory of Louis Sidney Thierry

Subject matter
A image of Buddha, standing; the hands are broken, but would have both been in either abhaya mudra (the gesture of reassurance) or vitarka mudra (the gesture of teaching).

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Buddhas (visual works)
Buddhism
icons (devotional images)

3 Related Resources

Buddhism
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Devotional Objects Across Religions
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)

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