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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1435

    A bronze bust of Buddha

    NORTHERN THAILAND, LAN NA STYLE, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A bronze bust of Buddha
    Northern Thailand, Lan Na style, 16th century
    Cast with his left hand in dhyana mudra, wearing a diaphanous robe with incised hems, his gentle face in a meditative expression with full lips, dimpled chin, and heavy-lidded eyes beneath arched brows, flanked by elongated earlobes, his hair arranged in snail-shell curls rising over the ushnisha, a rich green patina overall
    11¼ in. (28.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's New York, October 1997, lot 134


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTOR