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Walking Buddha
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Walking Buddha

Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Walking Buddhas were only a minor part of the Ayutthaya bronze repertory, but they were consistently depicted in stucco in the niches of the Ayutthaya "prang." The bronze is conceived with the left arm following the contour of the body and the pleat between the legs displaying a simple curve.
  • Unearthly Elegance: Buddhist Art from the Griswold Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
Provenance Alexander B. Griswold, Monkton, [presented to the Breezewood Foundation, inv. no. 563]; Walters Art Museum, 1979, by gift.
Inscriptions none
Credit Gift of A. B. Griswold, 1979

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16th century (Ayuthaya)
leaded zinc bronze
Accession Number
4 5/16 in. (11 cm) with tang 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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