Figure of a Buddha

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese

Geography:
Made in China, Asia

Period:
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Date:
1644-1911

Medium:
Rock crystal

Dimensions:
9 5/16 x 6 9/16 inches (23.7 x 16.6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1944-20-206a,b

Credit Line:
Gift of Major General and Mrs. William Crozier, 1944

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Label:
This seated buddha holds a begging bowl, emblematic of the vow of poverty taken by Buddhist monks.