Exhibitions/ Art Object

Crowned and Jeweled Buddha

Period:
Pala period
Date:
early 11th century
Culture:
India (Bihar)
Medium:
Bronze with silver and copper inlay
Dimensions:
H. 11 in. (28 cm); W. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); D. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Gift of Samuel Eilenberg, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.142.319
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 238
Inscription: Inscribed on the reverse of the pedestal is the standard Buddhist creed.
Samuel Eilenberg , New York (until 1987; donated to MMA)
London. Whitechapel Gallery. "Arts of Bengal, the Heritage of Bangladesh and East India," November 9, 1979–December 30, 1979.

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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