Historical period(s)
Kandy period, 18th century
Medium
Ivory
Dimensions
H (overall): 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in)
Geography
Sri Lanka
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.507
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
Buddha, Buddhism, Kandy period (1357 - 1817), Sri Lanka
Provenance

To 1907
Unidentified owner, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Ceylon (Sri Lanka), from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 5641, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

Published References
  • Ulrich von Schroeder. Buddhist Sculptures of Sri Lanka. Hong Kong. pp. 533-548.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum