Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Asia
  • buddha, late 1800s–2007
  • stone, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 25 x 14 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 13/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 15/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0252

The Buddha figure is carved from a yellow and grey mottled stone. He sits with legs folded in the lotus position, holding something (possibly a lotus) in his left hand, and making a gesture (possibly karana mudra) with his right hand raised in front of his chest. He is on a platform in front of a petal-shaped background.