Buddha in a monk's robe

Southeast Asian Collection

Accession Nr.: 83.142.1
Type: sculpture; lacquers
Date of production:
19th century
Place of production:
Materials: wood
Techniques: gilt; painted; silvered
Dimensions: height: 70cm
diameter: 25.5 cm
The most characteristic type among the standing Vietnamese Buddha images is represented with the right hand in the gesture of conferring grace (Skt. varada mudra), while the left hand in the front of the belt holds the wish fulfilling jewel (Skt. cintamani).