Standing Buddha, Thailand. Museum no. IS.31-2005.

Standing Buddha, Thailand. Museum no. IS.31-2005.

Standing Buddha
Thailand
16th century style
Bronze, gilded
Height 40cm, width 14cm
Museum no. IS.31-2005
Bequest of Doris Duke

This Buddha is here dressed in monks robes and raises his right hand in abhaya mudra, the gesture of reassurance. The style is that currrent in the kingdom of Ayutthaya during the 16th century.