Description The Buddha stands with his right hand in the gesture of charity. This pose was common in classic Indian sculptures of the 5th century and later became popular in Nepal.
- Desire and Devotion: Art from India, Nepal, and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara; Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong. 2001-2003.
Provenance Sale, Sotheby's, New York, December 5 1992, lot 5, no. 6376; purchased by John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore, 1992.
Credit Promised gift of John and Berthe Ford
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