Standing Buddha
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1988.427
Title
Standing Buddha
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
figure, sculpture
Date
7th-8th century
Places
Creation Place: Southeast Asia, Thailand
Period
Dvaravati Period
Culture
Thai
Location
Level 2, Room 2740, Buddhist Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Light gray limestone (known as greenstone); Mon-Gupta style
Dimensions
H. 58.4 x W. 25.4 x D. 8.9 cm (23 x 10 x 3 1/2 in.)
Provenance
[Spink and Son Ltd., London, 1988] sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1988.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Louis Sidney Thierry Memorial Fund and the Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
Accession Year
1988
Object Number
1988.427
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

"Acquisitions", Director's Report (Harvard University Art Museums) (1988/1989), 36-44, p. 38-39.

James Cuno, Harvard's Art Museums: 100 Years of Collecting, Harvard University Art Museums/Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (Cambridge, MA, 1996), pp. 84-85

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 31

Exhibition History

Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 11/23/2008

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted