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Naga-Protected Buddha
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Naga-Protected Buddha


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This bronze Buddha holds an object in his hands, a container or a gem- possibly but not certainly an attribute of the healing Buddha, Bhaisajyaguru.
Exhibitions
  • Unearthly Elegance: Buddhist Art from the Griswold Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
Provenance Private collection, Thonburi, prior to April 13, 1951; Alexander B. Griswold, Monkton, April 13, 1951 [presented to the Breezewood Foundation, December 1960, inv. no. 481]; Walters Art Museum, 1992, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Bequest of A. B. Griswold, 1992

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Creators
Period
2nd half 12th century (Khmer)
Medium
leaded bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2730
Measurements
at knees: 8 x 3 3/8 in. (20.3 x 8.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Thailand (Place of Origin)
  • Cambodia (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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