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Standing Buddha, in Abhaya Mudrâ

Tibetan; Nepali

Artwork Details

Standing Buddha, in Abhaya Mudrâ
19th century - 20th century
Tibetan; Nepali
gilt bronze with glass inlay
21 13/16 in. x 4 3/4 in. x 4 3/4 in. ( 55.4 cm x 12 cm x 12 cm )
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection


Subject Matter:

Shakyamuni Buddha in intricate costume standing on a lotus pedestal. Such elaborate decoration has come to characterize Thai Buddhist imagery of the 19th and 20th centuries. Hands form the reassuring "fear not" mudra.

Physical Description:

Standing gilt bronze Shakyamuni Buddha with glass inlay. One hand is raised in the form of the "fear not" mudra. Stands on a pedestal in ornamented dress and crown.

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