Buddha Preaching: Northeastern Thailand


Date: 8th century
Culture: Northeastern Thailand
Medium: Copper alloy inlaid with silver and glass or obsidian
Dimensions: H 32 13/16in (83.3cm); W 9 3/8in (23.7cm); D 7 3/16in (18.3cm); Wt. est. 100lbs (45.4kg)

From the museum website: “Stylistically, this work looks west to the Mon regions of central Thailand, where this Buddha type was developed during the seventh century, drawing on northern Indian Sarnath models.”

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