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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 522

    A Khmer, Lobpuri style, sandstone figure of Buddha Muchalinda

    LATE 12TH EARLY 13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Khmer, Lobpuri style, sandstone figure of Buddha Muchalinda
    Late 12th early 13th Century
    Seated in virasana on the coils of the snake with seven heads forming a canopy, the hands in dhyanamudra, his face with serene expression, broad nose, smiling lips, elongated jewelled earlobes, hairdress and high usnisha, restored
    103 cm. high


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    Provenance

    Nagel, May 1994, lot 248.


    Literature

    F.J. Liessem e.a., Sakrale Kunst in Thailand, Stuttgart, 1991, ill. III.