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Figure, Buddhist, F37.20

Physical Description

Small bronze 'plaque' of roughly arrow shape. Three figures in high relief - a tall central standing figure flanked by 2 other standing figures slightly smaller. Central figure surrounded by a halo of 7 small figures representing past buddhas. Outside this halo is a nimbus of stylised flames and lotuses. Below standing figures are 2 crouching figures making offerings. Probably represents Shakyamuni Buddha and 2 bodhisattvas.

Provenance

Was stored with material from:

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 97 x 53 x 14mm

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