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Figure, Buddhist, F43.84

Physical Description

Large wooden figure of an adult with a child held in its arms. The figures are seated on a stylised lotus bloom with lotus buds flanking the figures on both sides. The adult figure looks feminine and is dressed in a long flowing robe which is open across the upper chest exposing a necklace. The hair is worn pulled up into a topknot. The eyes have been inlaid in ivory and ?metal. Between the eyes on the forehead is a circular dot. The child is male and partially naked, wearing only a bib-like garment and holding a ?ball in its right hand.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 380 x 190 x 160mm

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