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Shan people Buddha calling the Earth to witness 18th century Place made: Shan, Burma (Myanmar)
Materials & Technique: sculptures, bronze
Dimensions: work 35.3 h x 17.3 w x 12 d cm ; weight 5 kg
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.803
  • with antique dealership Peng Seng Antiques, Bangkok, 1977 or before
  • from which bought by the Australian National Gallery, 1977
  • The collecting history of this sculpture is partial. Its whereabouts are unknown prior to its purchase in Bangkok in 1977. The National Gallery of Australia welcomes further information regarding its history of ownership prior to 1977.