Standing Buddha Shakyamuni
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Orientation 2
Display 2

ABS 055

 Code: ABS 055

  Country: Tibet (central)


  Date: 1000 - 1100

  Dimensions in cm WxHxD: 11.6 x 31.5 x 6.5

  Materials: Brass

Buddha Shakyamuni displaying the gesture of charity 

The Buddha is standing fully upright. He displays with the right hand the gesture of gift bestowing (varada-mudra), while the left hand holds the edge of the monastic robe. The image of a standing Buddha Shakyamuni reflects some clearly recognizable influences by the North-Eastern Indian traditions prevalent during the Pala Period. This work can be classified as an example of a Tibetan workshop or an individual artist following consciously the North-Eastern Indian styles.