Standing Buddha: Mon-Dvaravati Period

Standing Buddha, 8th–9th century Thailand (Nakhon Pathom Province), Mon-Dvaravati period Bronze with traces of gilt; H. 27 in. (68.6 cm); W. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm); D. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Fletcher Fund, 1959 (59.149)

Features common in Mon-Dvaravati Period:

  • double vitarka mudra: teaching
  • clinging robes
  • fine outline around lips (see full size image)
  • both shoulders covered

Period: Mon-Dvaravati period
Date: 8th–9th century
Culture: Thailand (Nakhon Pathom Province)
Medium: Bronze with traces of gilt
Dimensions:  H 27in (68.6cm); W 10 1/4in (26cm); D 5 3/8in (13.7cm)

Full Size Image
Original Museum Website (with more information)


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