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Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, flanked by two donor figures and with a mandorla of the seven Buddhas of the past (fragment of a stele)

Chinese

Artwork Details

Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, flanked by two donor figures and with a mandorla of the seven Buddhas of the past (fragment of a stele)
circa 500-550
Chinese
stone
9 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in (23.5 cm x 26.04 cm x 6.35 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
1964/1.89

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Subject Matter:

The Buddha, seated in meditation, flanked by a donor on each side. The Buddha's mandorla (an almond-shaped aureole of light surrounding the entire figure)

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