Standing buddha, XVIIIth century, Burma

Region:Burma

Period:XVIIIth century

Media:Lacquered wood

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This is a very moving and tender portrait of the sakyamuni (historical) Buddha in Buddhapatra Mudra, standing on a lotus flower.

He is holding an offering alms bowl, in a gesture that monks do to beg food.

Collection Wayne Quasha