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Date Made/Found: 1700s
Maker: Unknown
Material and Medium: Ivory, wood
Dimensions: Overall: 247 x 96 x 79mm (9 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/8in.)
Department: Decorative Art
Accession Number: 2007.251
These figures are part of a set of eight and each carries a different symbol of Buddhism. This one shows an endless knot, a symbol of the entrails of Buddha, infinity, and eternity as well as longevity. It stands for the endless and permanent awareness of the Buddha.
Display Location: In Store
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