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    Sale 12454

    The Dani & Anna Ghigo Collection: Part II: Oriental Carpets, European Furniture, Works of Art & Tapestries, Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Works of Art

    12 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 296

    TWO WOOD PANELS PAINTED WITH THE DESCENT OF THE BUDDHA FROM HEAVEN

    THAILAND, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    TWO WOOD PANELS PAINTED WITH THE DESCENT OF THE BUDDHA FROM HEAVEN
    THAILAND, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Each painted with the descent of Buddha Shakyamuni from Heaven, standing on a lotus base placed on a ladder, one hand stretched along the body and the other raised in abhayamudra, some heavenly gandharvas surrounding him and holding a parasol above the Buddha in honour and the lower register with earthly worshippers
    27 ½ x 21 ¼ in. (70 x 54 cm.), one framed


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Bangkok, 2 October 1980.