Buddha, Seated in Bhumisparsa Mudrâ, on a ThroneArtist(s)ThaiObject Creation Date18th century - 19th centuryMedium & Supportlacquered and gilt woodDimensions
13 3/4 in. x 7 1/16 in. x 3 9/16 in. ( 35 cm x 18 cm x 9 cm )Credit LineGift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art CollectionSubject matter
The Buddha in bhumisparsa mudra (the gesture of touching the earth with his right hand, palm inward), signaling his victory over Mara. In Southeast Asian contexts, this hand gesture is often referred to as Maravijaya mudra, or "victory over Mara."Primary Object ClassificationSculptureRights
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