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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Carved, wooden, figure of a deity seated in the lotus position. Glass beads as jewels, one in hair and one in centre of forehead. Long robe, open at chest. Hands in lap. On a wooden base in the form of an elaborate lotus, bottom part painted red, upper parts gold. In notebook no.6, page 20 (1340945.6) Charles Wade refers to: 'The Blue Room 79. Seated Figure of Carved Wood –elaborate gold robe. 9 ½” high.'.
CPW item 79 Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.
Wade, 1946: Charles Paget Wade, Contents of Snowshill Manor. Volume 6 The Blue Room, 1946, page 20