16 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 20,000
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
A large bronze figure of Buddha
Thailand, Chiang Saen, 15th century
Well-cast with the Buddha seated in maravijaya on a lotus base, his right hand in bhumisparsamudra and his left resting in his lap, clad in a diaphanous sanghati with incised hems, his face in a meditative expression with full lips and downcast eyes inlaid with mother-of-pearl, flanked by elongated earlobes and with his tightly curled hair rising over the ushnisha and surmounted by a flaming finial
27½ in. (69.9 cm.) high
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For another example with similar treatment of the base, see H. Woodward, The Sacred Sculpture of Thailand, 1997, p. 208, cat. no. 203.
Acquired in New York before 1980
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