Standing Buddha
Title Standing Buddha
Accession Number 9436/A24276
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name N.A.
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Bronze
Country India
Provenance Nalanda, Bihar
Origin Place Nalanda, Bihar
Period / Year of Work Ca 10th century CE
Dimensions 38.5x18x9.5cm.
Brief Description The figure of the Buddha is standing on a visvapadma placed on a pancharatha pedestal displaying the varada mudra by his right hand; the left holds the hem of the sanghati. The sanghati covers both his shoulders and hands up to the wrist. The folds of the drapery are indicated by a series of concentric incised lines. The benign face of the Buddha is highlighted by urna and drooping eyes.