Buddha Figure

About this object

Narrative

Note with object says: "A Buddha plaster cast made from a carved wooden mould by a hermit. Collected in Nepal by Col. Francis Younghusband, who gave it to Dr. Tom Longstaff. About 1912 Dr. Longstaff gave it to Dr. Frederick Charles Bell of West Vancouver, BC" (1971).

Physical description

Yellow-brown oval-shaped plaster cast of a Buddha. Bottom end is flat; image depicts a human figure in a seated position with hands meeting in the centre of the chest and head covered. The figure is sitting cross-legged within an arch. Back is plain and flat.