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sculpture MEDITATING BUDDHA
Thailand
Ratanakosin Period
Bronze
h. 13 9/16 in., w. 8 9/6 in., d. 8 7/16 in.
Gift of Konrad and Sarah Bekker, 1986
BC86.01.24.00

Large image seated in meditation. Gold and black with red tint. Hands are in 'dhyani mudra', hands in lap. Dexter hand on top of sinister with palms up and hands open. Legs are crossed dexter leg over sinister in 'virisana.' Head looks straightforward. The flame finial, 'rasmi' is a separate piece. The 'usnisa' is small and high with spiral curls of hair covering the head.