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Country Group:South and Southeast Asia (Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam)
Item id: 573

This is a spectacular 13thC late Pagan Buddha. It has thick lacquer which obscures some of the details, but underneath I believe the casting is quite good. Remarkably, I believe that the 700-800 year old lacquer is original, which is extremely rare: It must have been excavated from a chamber or something to be in such condition. The remaining gilding is also original. It is in wonderful condition except for loss to a bit of the base. It sits 5 and 7/8 inches tall. I have never seen another like this, even in books- with such an incredible stylized face. I've had this for a very long time, and hadn't planned to sell it, but a regular client had specifically asked for photos of any early gilded Burmese Buddhas. A special item. Guaranteed authentic

Availability : Sold

Country: Burma

Material: Bronze

Dating: 13th Century

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