A LARGE AND IMPORTANT BRONZE STATUE OF BUDDHA SHAKYMUNI, KINGDOM OF AYUTTHAYA
Superbly cast of massive bronze, still retaining most of its original lacquer coating (rare!), serene depiction of the seated Buddha on a three-tiered lotus base, the Samghati with relief décor, the flame separate and orginal, the downcast eyes with mother-of-pearl inlays
Kingdom of Ayutthaya, 18th century or slightly earlier
Dimensions: Height ca. 100 cm
Condition: Losses to lacquer, casting flaws, traces of use, patina and wear, some minor losses, overs still very good condition give the age of this statue
Provenance: Austrian private collection.