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Seated Buddha

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Provenance

1970, sold by Peter Marks Gallery, New York, to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: January 14, 1970) NOTES: [1] The throne back for this Seated Buddha was purchased by the MFA in 1967 from Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck, New York (MFA accession no. 67.4a-b).

Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund

Indian, about 9th century A.D.

Object Place

Tamil Nadu, possibly Tanjore district, Southern India

Dimensions

Overall: 60 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm (23 5/8 x 12 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

1970.3

Medium or Technique

Gilt bronze with silver inlay

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture