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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 577

    A gilt bronze head of Buddha

    THAILAND, AYUTTHAYA PERIOD, 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gilt bronze head of Buddha
    Thailand, Ayutthaya Period, 15th century
    Well-cast with a serene expression, sensitively delineated lips and straight nose, the heavy-lidded eyes with remains of glass paste and framed by arched eyebrows, flanked by elongated earlobes, with lacquer gilding overall
    16 in. (40.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Decorative Accessories Company, Florida, acquired on 27 November, 1960


    Saleroom Notice

    This property comes from a private New York estate and was passed by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

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