Buddha, standing, in double abhaya mudra and dressed in royal attireArtist(s)ThaiObject Creation Date19th centuryMedium & Supportgilded brass (or gilded copper alloy?)Dimensions
18 1/4 in. x 4 3/4 in. x 4 3/4 in. ( 46.3 cm x 12 cm x 12 cm )Credit LineAnonymous GiftSubject matter
Buddha in intricate costume standing on a lotus pedestal. Such elaborate decoration has come to characterize Thai Buddhist imagery of the 19th and 20th centuries. Hands form double abhaya mudra (the gesture of reassurance), called “calming the ocean” by Thais.Physical Description
Gilded brass (or gilded copper alloy) standing Buddha on lotus pedestal with both hands raised in abhaya mudra.Primary Object Classification Sculpture Primary Object TypestatueAdditional Object Classification(s)MetalworkCollection AreaAsianRights
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