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Seated Buddha


Artist Unknown (Thailand)


15th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G213
Seated Buddha, Artist Unknown (Thailand)
Seated Buddha: Gallery Label - Current
: Buddhist Sculpture of Southeast Asia in the Alfred F. Pillsbury Collection
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Medium: Sculpture | Bronze, enamel
Size: 24 3/4 in. (62.87 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Thailand, Northern
Culture: Asia, Thailand, Northern
Style: 15th century, Chieng San style
Physical Description: Buddha, bronze seated figure in attitude of contemplation, also known as the Mudra, or position of 'calling the earth to witness'. The green bronze pedestal is in two tiers; the upper one shows lotus leaves in relief beneath a beaded rim, and the lower, (
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 31.116
Added to Site: February 28, 2009