Amitabha

Amitabha

mid 1000s

Gilt bronze

Overall: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1942.1082

Description

This gilt bronze Buddha is similar in style to another rare piece in the Shanghai Museum, which bears an inscription dating it to 1043, the second year of the Shengming reign of the Dali kingdom.

See also
Department: 
Chinese Art
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Gilt bronze

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