Seated Buddha in Bhumisparsha Pose
Possible Place Made: Burma
Bequest of Dr. Samuel Eilenberg
Prior to 1998, provenance not yet documented; by 1998, acquired by Samuel Eilenberg of New York; 1998, bequeathed by Samuel Eilenberg to the Brooklyn Museum; April 6, 2021, accessioned by the Brooklyn Museum.
Buddha with tall, flaming ushnisha, seated with his right hand touching the ground in the Bhumisparsa mudra and his left hand open on his lap in the meditative pose known as dhyana mudra. The figure wears a clinging robe draped over one shoulder and sits on a double-lotus base.
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Seated Buddha in Bhumisparsha Pose, 12th century. Bronze, height: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Dr. Samuel Eilenberg, 2021.1.23 (Photo: Brooklyn Museusm, 2021.1.23_PS5.jpg)
overall, 2021.1.23_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museusm photograph
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