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Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, iin bhumisparsa mudra (Khanom Tom style)

Accession Number
1983/2.170

Title
Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, iin bhumisparsa mudra (Khanom Tom style)

Artist(s)
Thai

Object Creation Date
15th century - 16th century

Medium & Support
bronze

Dimensions
16 3/8 in. x 12 15/16 in. ( 41.6 cm x 32.8 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon

Subject 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 Classification
Sculpture

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

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