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Figure of Buddha. Made of gilded and lacquered and glass inlaid marble. There are also thayo (lacquer putty) decorations.
- Found/Acquired: Burma
- Height: 48 centimetres
- Width: 28 centimetres
Some hair is missing. Chipped and worn. Missing some parts of the thayo and the inlays.
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: RRI792
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