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A bronze figure of Buddha
A bronze figure of Buddha

NORTHEASTERN INDIA, PALA PERIOD, 12TH CENTURY

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A bronze figure of Buddha
Northeastern India, Pala period, 12th century
Seated in bhumisparshamudra over a lotus base with the vajra before him, wearing a sanghati with beaded hems, the face with a wide smile surmounted by a high ushnisha, the base sealed
3¾ in. (8.5 cm.) high
Provenance
Jewel of the Lotus Gallery, since 1971
Onno Janssens Collection, Netherlands, acquired in New York, 2000
Literature
Himalayan Art Resources, www.himalayanart.org, item no. 66710
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Please note the correct size for this sculpture is 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high.

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