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Figure of the Buddha. Made of lacquered and gilded marble. Carved
- Made in: Burma
- Found/Acquired: Burma
- Height: 43 centimetres
- Width: 25 centimetres
Chipped and worn with a broken finial.
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.
- Bridge 114 (painted and on label with scrolling blue border)
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Object reference number: RRI791
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