• Lot 393

    A Thai Suphanburi style silver figure of Buddha Shakyamuni


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    A Thai Suphanburi style silver figure of Buddha Shakyamuni
    13th century
    Standing in samabhanga on a square base, both hands in vitarkamudra, wearing a samghati with flaring sides, the borders incised with geometrical pattern, bejewelled with an incised necklace, his face with a smiling expression, arched eyebows above incised eyes, the pupils inlaid with glass, acquiline nose, smiling lips, elongated earlobes, curled hairdress and usnisha, the flame missing, traces of gilt and black lacquer
    46 cm. high

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    Illustrated in exibition catalogue: Entdeckungen. Skulpturen der Khmer und Thai, Hersg. Stadt Köln, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Stuttgart 1989, p.116.


    Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst Köln, 1989.

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