Shrine of Buddha with eight manifestations

Made:
1801-1900 in Tibet
maker:
Unknown

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Shrine-statue of Amitayus, 'the Buddha of Boundless Life', with eight manifestations of himself, one in each petal of a flower, with the main figure in the centre. Petals hinged at base so they can be opened and closed. Bronze, Tibet, 1801-1900.

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A166758
Materials:
bronze, complete
Measurements:
overall (open): 244 mm x 255 mm x 220 mm,
type:
statues
taxonomy:
  • built environment - hierarchy name
  • single built work- hierarchy name

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