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Seated buddha figure

Seated buddha figure

  • Place of origin:

    Burma (made)

  • Date:

    before 1874 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver filled with composition

  • Museum number:

    814-1874

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Buddha figure seated in the padmasana (lotus position), bhumisparsa (earth touching) mudra on a lotus base supported on a decorated double tiered pedestal.

Place of Origin

Burma (made)

Date

before 1874 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Silver filled with composition

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm, Width: 14.6 cm

Descriptive line

Burmese Buddha figure seated in the padmasana-bhumisparsa mudra on a lotus base supported on a decorated double tiered pedestal. Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885). Silver with composition. c. before 1874

Production Note

Acquired by the Art Division of the South Kensington Museum in 1874

Materials

Silver; Composition

Techniques

Casting

Subjects depicted

Buddhism

Categories

Religion

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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