The

Temple Gallery

Established 1959

Standing Buddha - exhibited at the Temple Gallery, specialists in Russian icons

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GG018. Standing Buddha

South East Asia or East India, Gupta influence
7th or 8th century
Height: 15.6 cmClick here to convert metric size to imperial

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The art of both Mon and Srivijaya (ancient Indonesia) are closely derived from Gupta styles as we see in the ovoid face, prominent arching eyebrows, outlined eyes and mouth with upturned corners, and large, close-cropped, snail-shaped curls.

We are grateful to Dr Heather Elgood of SOAS who kindly helped to identify this figure.

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