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Buddha at the Moment of Victory
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Buddha at the Moment of Victory

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Description In the 15th century, new images types became popular in different parts of Thailand. The pose is the same as in a Sukhothai-type image and depicts the Buddha's defeat of the forces of the devil on the night of his enlightenment. The proportions are different, however, as is the form of the pedestal and the length of the folded mantle on the shoulder.
  • Unearthly Elegance: Buddhist Art from the Griswold Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
Provenance Luang Ban, Sukhothai; Alexander B. Griswold, Monkton, April 17, 1951, [presented to the Breezewood Foundation, December 1964]; Walters Art Museum, 1992, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Bequest of A. B. Griswold, 1992

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15th century
leaded bronze
Accession Number
15 3/16 in. (38.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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