Northeastern India or Nepal, Gupta/Licchavi period, ‘Standing Buddha’, 591, Sculpture, Bronze, Cleveland Museum of Art
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Standing Buddha, 591

Bronze
18 3/10 × 6 1/10 × 5 3/10 in
46.5 × 15.4 × 13.4 cm
Permanent collection
Location
Cleveland
Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland

Few bronze images of the Buddha dating to this early period in the history of Indian art survive, …

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Northeastern India or Nepal, Gupta/Licchavi period, ‘Standing Buddha’, 591, Sculpture, Bronze, Cleveland Museum of Art
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Cleveland Museum of Art
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Few bronze images of the Buddha dating to this early period in the history of Indian art survive, since bronze lends itself to being melted down for other uses. This example is also exceptional because it carries an extensive inscription on its base that dates it to the year 591. According to the inscription the …

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Standing Buddha, 591

Bronze
18 3/10 × 6 1/10 × 5 3/10 in
46.5 × 15.4 × 13.4 cm
Permanent collection
Location
Cleveland
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