Buddha seated in a virasana on the coils of a snake on a circular base, both hands resting in his lap and holding the patra, wearing uttarasangha leaving his right shoulder bare, his face with downcast expression, elongated earlobes with pendant earrings, a curled headdress surmounted by a conical usnisha, the seven headed snake canopy behind his head.

Buddha Muchalinda (Seated on the Naga Snake Muchalinda)

Cambodia

19th century (?)

  • Titles Buddha Muchalinda (Seated on the Naga Snake Muchalinda) (Descriptive)
  • Medium bronze
  • Credit Line Gift of Dr. Thomas A. Gaskin in memory of Colonel Robert Bartelt and in honor of General Tienchai, 2006.298
  • Object Name sculpture
  • Classification Sculpture