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Indo-Pacific Art

Standing Buddha with a Parasol

8th–9th century

Gold

with base: 10.7 × 5 × 4 cm, 245 g (4 3/16 × 1 15/16 × 1 9/16 in., 245 g)
base: 5.08 × 5.08 × 2.54 cm (2 × 2 × 1 in.)
Parasol: 5.8 × 4.5 cm, 16.776 g (2 5/16 × 1 3/4 in., 16.776 g)
Gift of Valerie and Hunter Thompson
2008.21.92a-b
Geography: 
Made in Java, Indonesia
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Java
Period: 
Early Classic Period (650–1000)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

The Hunter Thompson Collection of Ancient Javanese Gold, Toronto, to 2008; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John Miksic, Old Javanese Gold: The Hunter Thompson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 217, fig. 81.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.