Crowned Buddha. Figure of a crowned Buddha, possibly Aksobhya, carved in a grey sandstone. The diety is shown seated on a lotus with one hand in the earth-touching gesture; the mandorla is edged with flames and carries a vajra; in the moulded plith a second vajra in a medallion; nose damaged.
- Found/Acquired: India (East)
- (Asia,South Asia,India)
- Height: 56 centimetres
- Width: 33.5 centimetres
- Depth: 18 centimetres
Not on display
2010 Aug 4 – Nov 15, China, Shanghai Museum, ‘India: The Art of the Temple’
Purchased by John Bridge at the Stuart sale at Christie's in June, 1830. The collection was given to the British Museum in 1872 by Mrs John Bridge and his nieces, Miss Fanny Bridge and Mrs Edgar Baker, on the death that year of George Bridge, brother of John Bridge.
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Object reference number: RRI808
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