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Buddha Offering Protection

Period: Divided Kingdoms period (1232–1597)
Date: mid-15th–16th century
Culture: Sri Lanka (western regions)
Medium: Copper alloy with gilding
Dimensions: H. 20 7/8 in. (53 cm); W. 5 7/8 in. (15 cm); Diam. of pedestal 5 7/16 in. (13.8 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Purchase, Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest; The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Foundation Fund; Florence and Herbert Irving, Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Anne H. Bass Gifts, 2010
Accession Number: 2010.66a, b

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