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    Sale 2278

    Highlights from the Star Collection: From India to Indonesia

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1221

    A bronze head of Buddha

    THAILAND, AYUTTHAYA STYLE, 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A bronze head of Buddha
    Thailand, Ayutthaya Style, 15th century
    Superbly cast and gracefully delineated with the ovoid face in serene expression, the lips sensitively modeled in a subtle smile, the downcast eyes deeply recessed beneath arched brows connected in a sinuous line, flanked by pendulous lobes slightly flared at upper and lower tips, the hair tightly curled in deep relief, with a rich green patina overall
    13 in. (33 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private collection, before 2000