Standing Buddha in a classic Mandalay style posture. The Buddha's left hand holds his robe, while his right hand holds a myrobalan seed (Terminalia chebula). This herbal medicine treats physical disorders and also is reported to induce elevated psychic states that facilitate meditation. Ornate gilded robes with glass inlay.
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
[Article] White, Joyce C. & Lang, Stephen A. 2008. "The Asian Section". Arts of Asia. 38 (5): 96-110. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 109, Fig. 58
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