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Shaka, the Historical Buddha

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, late Heian period, 12th century

Dimensions

88.5 cm (34 13/16 in.) (height of figure); 164.6 cm (64 13/16 in.) (height with base)

Accession Number

09.530a

Medium or Technique

Wood (non-specific); assembled woodblock construction: gilt

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture