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On display on Level 1

Polonnaruva period (11th-13th century) Standing Buddha 12th century Place made: Kandy district, Central Province, Sri Lanka
Materials & Technique: sculptures, bronze; bronze; lost-wax casting
Dimensions: 50.0 h x 20.0 w x 20.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Sally White OAM and Geoffrey White OAM Fund 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4283
Provenance:
  • The supplied chain of ownership for this object is being reviewed and further research is underway. The provenance information listed has been substantiated by documentation. Details may be refined and updated as research progresses.
  • exported with export license from the Sri Lankan Director General of Archaeology in accordance with Sri Lanka's Cultural Property Act from Sri Lanka to Australia, 2009
  • with private collector, Melbourne, 2009
  • who sold it to the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2013 for AUD 120,000