Figure of Buddha by Unknown Artist

The image is cast entirely of tin, an unusual technique, and depicts the Buddha seated cross-legged and touching the earth with his right hand (Bhumispara Mudra).

Details

Medium:
Tin
Dimensions:
18 cm
Acquired in:
1962
Presented by:
Charles F Worel through The Art Fund

Provenance

Charles F. Worel

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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