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Figure (Buddha). Made of carved, gilded and lacquered wood. The Buddha is seated in bhumisparsa mudra (the gesture of enlightenment) on a waisted throne, a typical design.
- Made in: Burma
- (Asia,South East Asia,Burma)
- Height: 29.5 centimetres
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: RRI788
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