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TETE DE BOUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI EN BRONZE
TETE DE BOUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI EN BRONZE

THAILANDE, EPOQUE AYUTTHAYA, XVIIEME SIECLE

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TETE DE BOUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI EN BRONZE
THAILANDE, EPOQUE AYUTTHAYA, XVIIEME SIECLE
The head of Buddha Shakyamuni displays a serene facial expression with mother-of-pearl-inlaid downcast eyes below arched eyebrows and smiling lips. His elongated earlobes are pierced and his hair and ushnisha are covered with minute spiral-shaped hair-curls; traces of later gold foil.
15 in. (38 cm.) high, stone base
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Private collection, Belgium, acquired by the present owner in the late 1960s.
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A BRONZE HEAD OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI
THAILAND, AYUTTHAYA PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY

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