Seated Buddha

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Historical period(s)
Angkor period, 12th century
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 13.2 x 30 cm (5 3/16 x 11 13/16 in)
Geography
Cambodia
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1937.29a-d
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
Angkor period (802 - 1431), Buddha, Buddhism, Cambodia, casting, dhyana mudra, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Paul Mallon
Albert Bouasse-Lebel 1868 - 1955

Published References
  • Ideals of Beauty: Asian and American Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Thames and Hudson World of Art London and Washington, 2010. p. 11.
  • Sherman Lee. A Cambodian Bronze Hoard. vol. 31, no. 2 New York, 1943. pp. 78-83, fig. 1.
  • George Coedes. Une Exposition de Sculptures Khmeres et Siamoises au Musee Cernushi. vol. 1, no. 3 Washington and Zurich. pp. 197-197, pl. 3.
  • Dr. Hiram Woodward. The Art and Architecture of Thailand: From Prehistoric Times Through the Thirteenth Century. Handbook of Oriental studies, 1st ed. Leiden and Boston. p. 210, fig. 70b.
  • p. 510, fig. 6.1.
  • p. 24, fig. 15.
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum