Life of the Buddha
Birth of the Buddha
Carved ivory tablet with central Buddha image surrounded by smaller Buddha figures. Poses of Buddha indicate the various life events of the Buddha. Birth on upper right, death on upper left. Central figure is Buddha wearing loose trousers gathered at ankles. Small figure in Indian attire.
Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)
[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. 5 (2): 55-114. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 62, fig. 29.
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 15 No. 6
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