Buddha Figure

Physical description

Carved buddha figure in stooped position. Figure is covered mostly in gold lacquer, except for black hair and crown. Halo with raised scalloped decorative band is attached to a rectangular arm that is pegged to the figure at mid-back. The head has a three-peaked mountain crown, elongated ear lobes, and a broken nose. The figure is holding a round object (alms bowl ?) and wearing a scarf-like garment (ten-e) that flows to its feet. The figure is standing on a lotus pedestal, which sits on an inverted lotus pedestal with a red, scalloped circular base. Four broken lotus petals.