16 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 84,100
Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000
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.
Private Collection, acquired in the 1980s, Europe
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