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Seated Buddha

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1988, sold by Donald J. Wineman Fine Asian Art, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 23, 1988)

Credit Line

Gift of The Honorable Lady Hood, Dona L. Coomaraswamy, William F. Whittemore, the M.F.A. Expedition, and the University of Philadelphia, Reginald Jenney, N. M. Heeramaneck, W. O. Comstock, Abdul Faraga Shaer, Dr. Eliza A. Melkon, John Ware Willard Fund, Marshall H. Gould Fund, Marie Antoinette Evans and Samuel Putnam Avery Fund, by exchange, and Mary S. and Edward Jackson Holmes Fund

Javanese, Central Javanese period, early 9th century

Object Place

Java, Indonesia


29.8 cm (11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gilt bronze