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Japan Anonymous, Japanese
Buddha with Disciples and Mandrola, 19th -20th c.
9 7/16 in. x 4 1/16 in. x 2 5/8 in. (23.97 cm x 10.32 cm x 6.67 cm)

Object Type: Statuary
Technique: Carving
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Louise Padelford
Accession Number: 80.2.40

There is a label on the bottom which reads "159," a red sticker, and a partially removed label with "$3..." on it. There is a label on the back which reads "320," and both "#642" and "31" are written in pencil on the back.

Carved wood with gilding and black paint.

Object Description
Statuette of Buddha, with two disciples, on a lotus base. The figures are backed by an almond-shaped plate, which is gilded, and has an intricate design carved into it. One disciple holds a patra, and the other has his hands in the namaskara mudra. The Buddha has hands positioned in vitarka mudra. The figures wear black painted robes with painted gold designs. There are spirals carved in the wooden base beneath the figures, as if clouds were beneath their feet.

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