Buddha Figure

Buddha Figure

Yellow-brown oval-shaped plaster cast of a Buddha. The bottom end is flat; image depicts a human figure in a seated position with hands meeting in the centre of the chest and head covered. The figure is sitting cross-legged within an arch. The back is plain and flat.

A Buddhaplaster cast made from a carved wooden mould by a hermit. Collected in Nepal by Col. Francis Younghusband, who gave it to Dr. Tom Longstaff. About 1912 Dr. Longstaff gave it to Dr. Frederick Charles Bell of West Vancouver, BC” (1971).

Details

  • Title : Buddha Figure
  • Year : Date Made Before 1912
  • Classification : Sculpture
  • Medium : Plaster
  • Dimension : Overall: 7.1 cm x 5.7 cm x 1.7 cm
  • Accession No : 1431/12
  • Country/ Geo-location : NEPAL
  • Museum : Museum of Anthropology at University of British Columbia
  • Credit Line : Moira Irvine Collection
  • Acquisition Method : Date Acquired: 9 Oct 1990: Donated
  • Status : Not on display