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Figure, Religious, F73.181

Physical Description

Carved wooden figure seated in the position of 'royal ease'. Figure is sitting on a rough wooden throne with an umbrella or canopy rising above figure. A small bird is shown on one side of the throne. The figure holds a black sutra roll in their left hand with another standing at their elbow. Figure dressed in long robes with a hood worn over the head. Hair piled high on head. The robes are painted gold with a red trim, the hair and 'throne' are black and the face, chest and arms are an orange/pink. The wood of this figure has been covered with a fabric or paper which has then been painted. A hand-written note is pasted to the bottom.

Provenance

Collected by: Rev Thomas Brown
Collected by: Mrs M Brown

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 305 x 140 x 120mm

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