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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 573

    A large bronze figure of Buddha

    THAILAND, LOPBURI PERIOD, 13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A large bronze figure of Buddha
    Thailand, Lopburi Period, 13th Century
    Finely cast standing with both hands raised in abhaya mudra and bearing chakras at the palm, wearing a sanghati over a long dhoti secured with a jeweled belt and further jewelry at the neck and upper arms, his face with a serene expression, the hair with incised braiding secured into a conical headdress with a foliate tiara, the reverse detailed with the jewelry and incised outlines of the body, with a rich green patina overall
    20 3/8 in. (51.8 cm.) high


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    For an example showing similar treatment of the modeling and belt, see H. Woodward, The Sacred Sculpture of Thailand, 1997, p. 110, cat. no. 110.

    Provenance

    Private Collection, acquired in the 1980s, Europe


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANOTHER PROPERTY