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    Sale 12454

    The Dani & Anna Ghigo Collection: Part II: Oriental Carpets, European Furniture, Works of Art & Tapestries, Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Works of Art

    12 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 309

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF THE BUDDHA IN PARINIRVANA AND A GILT AND RED LACQUERED BRONZE HAND OF BUDDHA

    THAILAND, AYUTTHAYA PERIOD, 15TH/16TH AND 18TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF THE BUDDHA IN PARINIRVANA AND A GILT AND RED LACQUERED BRONZE HAND OF BUDDHA
    THAILAND, AYUTTHAYA PERIOD, 15TH/16TH AND 18TH CENTURY
    The Buddha resting on his right side on a lotus base, the right hand supporting his head, wearing a monastic robe, the face serene, with curled hair rising into the ushnisha topped with a flame; the hand realistically cast, with long undulating fingers, traces of gilding
    The reclining Buddha 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) long; the hand 9 7/8 in. (24.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    The reclining Buddha: Acquired in the early 1980s.