London, South Kensington
25 January 2011
A BURMESE GILT LACQUER DECORATED WOOD FIGURE OF BUDDHA
Seated in bhumisparsamudhra on a cushion, wearing monastic robes, his hair raised to form an usnisha topped by a flame finial, embellished with red and black lacquer and gold leaf
26½ in. (68 cm.) high
Private English collection since 1980.
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Arts of Asia, March-April 1994, p. 103.
By repute: Websters catalogue, Jan. 1899. Item no. 5948 is stencilled on the back.
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