Seated Buddha under Bodhi Tree

1980_526_1_224099Features:

  • flaming mandorla around the body,
  • Bodhi Tree (view full size image to really appreciate),
  • nagas flanking the Buddha,
  • bhumisparsha mudra: calling the earth to witness,
  • half-lotus sitting posture,
  • possible symbolic crown.

Date: first half of the 13th century
Culture: Thailand
Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: H. 16 1/8 in. (40.9 cm)

Full Size Image
Original Museum Website

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