Exhibitions/ Art Object

Seated Buddha

Period:
post–Gupta period, later Sarnath style
Date:
late 6th–first half of the 7th century
Culture:
India
Medium:
Bronze with silver and copper inlay
Dimensions:
H. 7 in. (17.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Ex Coll.: Columbia University, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.218.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 236
Inscription: Buddhist creed is inscribed on the back (In Siddhamatrika)
Samuel Eilenberg , New York (until 1986; donated to Columbia University) ; [ Columbia University , New York, 1986–1987, sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Lotus Transcendent: Indian and Southeast Asian Art from the Samuel Eilenberg Collection," October 2, 1991–June 28, 1992.

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