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Burmese Shan Buddha

Price (piece): €1 750,00
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Origin: Burma

Period: 18th Century

Material: Wood, Lacquer

Size: H: 35 cm [13.8 inch], W: 11 cm [4.3 inch] - Height including stand 46 cm [18.1 inch]

Details and Condition: Shan Buddha sitting on a high double tier throne in Calling the Earth to Withness posture with the right arm pendant over the right knee with the palm turned inward and the left hand lying on the lap with palm upward as a gesture of meditation. His ears touch his shoulder, the eyes are down casting, the mouth shows a gentle smile and on the head is a lotus bud. The robe, a representation of Buddha’s humility, is depicted in the "open mode" leaving the right shoulder and breast uncovered. The base has some termite damage common for many ancient Buddha statues.