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Standing Buddha, in Abhaya Mudrâ

Accession Number
2005/1.450

Title
Standing Buddha, in Abhaya Mudrâ

Artist(s)

Object Creation Date
19th century - 20th century

Medium & Support
gilt bronze with glass inlay

Dimensions
21 13/16 in. x 4 3/4 in. x 4 3/4 in. ( 55.4 cm x 12 cm x 12 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection

Subject matter
Shakyamuni 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 the reassuring "fear not" mudra.

Physical Description
Standing gilt bronze Shakyamuni Buddha with glass inlay. One hand is raised in the form of the "fear not" mudra. Stands on a pedestal in ornamented dress and crown.

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Primary Object Type
statue

Additional Object Classification(s)
Metalwork

Rights
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Keywords
Buddhism
Theravada
bronze (metal)
glass (material)

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