3 - 5 June 2004
A Thai Gilt-Lacquered Bronze Figure of Buddha
Late Rattanakosin period, 19th Century
Seated in dhyanasana with his hands in bhumisparsa mudra wearing robes impressed with foliate and stellate motifs, his face in a meditative expression, with pendulous earlobes and hair arranged in small spikes
29 in. (73.5 cm.) high
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N. Tingley, Doris Duke: The Southeast Asian Art Collection, New York, 2003, p. 33, pl. 10.
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