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Standing Buddha (or possibly Maitreya) in abhaya mudra, with flask in left hand

Accession Number
1964/1.91

Title
Standing Buddha (or possibly Maitreya) in abhaya mudra, with flask in left hand

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
4th century

Medium & Support
bronze

Dimensions
2 5/8 in. x 1 9/16 in. x 11/16 in. ( 6.6 cm x 4 cm x 1.8 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection

Subject matter
A standing image of a Buddha, either Shakyamuni (the Buddha of the present age) or Maitreya (Buddha of the future).

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Primary Object Type
figure

Additional Object Classification(s)
Ritual Object

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Buddhism
flames
flasks (bottles)
lotus (motif)
mandorlas

2 Related Resources

Buddhism
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Flames
(Part of: Exchange and Influence on Global Trade Routes)

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