Standing Buddha with the right hand in the gesture of 'dispelling fear'

Southeast Asian Collection

Accession Nr.: 56.86.1
Type: sculpture; religious or cult object; lacquers
Date of production:
late 18th century
Place of production:
Materials/Techniques: bronze, lacquered, gilt, painted
Dimensions: height: 75.2 cm
A slender Buddha figure with hands in the gesture of dispelling fear (Skt. abhaya mudra), wearing a monk's robe, with long earlobes, hair in coils, and an ushnisha. Above the ushnisha, the usual tongue of flame is missing.
The standing figure can be seen on a three-tiered lotus pedestal which becomes narrower towards the top.