18thC Burmese Mon Style "Jambupati" Bronze Buddha. An exceptional example of its type, with a face that brings a smile to all who lays eyes upon him. One of the most sought-after forms of the Burmese Buddha. Large and heavy. Includes a recently custom made museum style base.
From the lifetime collection of Roger McCarthy, who served 30 years in the CIA (1952-1982). During his tenure, he held several positions including Case Officer, Regional Officer in Charge, Deputy Chief of Station and Chief of Station. He served in numerous countries: Japan, Thailand, India, Nepal, Vietnam, Peru, Burma and Laos. He was one of the early and few paramilitary trainers that trained many foreigners for a variety of operations. These operations took place in Indonesia, Korea, Tibet, Vietnam & Laos.
16"H x 6.128W (18 inches on the base) - (17-lbs) including Base