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Buddha, Laos
BR22-4

BR22-4
Seated Buddha, bronze
Northern Thailand / Laos, 17th / 18th century


The superbly cast statue depicting Buddha Shakyamuni as a monk seated in the dhyana mudra of meditation with both hands in his lap. Impressing face with downcast eyes and high curved eyebrows. Hands with long fingers and thumbs with finger nails. Inscription engraved on the front of the base.

condition: Fine condition, traces of gilding, old natural patina.
weight: 844 grams
dimensions: 177 x 132 x 86 mm / 6.97 x 5.2 x 3.39 in
provenance: art market, Germany

price: Euro 1'520 (margin scheme, incl. 19 % VAT plus packaging and shipping)


Buddha, Laos
BR22-5

BR22-5
A seated Buddha
gilt and black-lacquered bronze
Chiang Saen style, Thailand, 19th century or earlier


Seated in full lotus position (the soles of the feet upturned), with his right hand in bhumisparsha mudra, the left resting on his lap. The Chiang Saen or Lan Na style Buddha images were influenced by the Khmer artists, by Sukhothai and India. The usnisha is topped with a lotus bud.
condition: gilding rubbed, minor surface encrustations with verdigris

weight: 940 grams
dimensions: 215 x 165 x 103 mm / 8.46 x 6.5 x 4.06 in

reference: National Museum Bangkok (see photo #11)
provenance: art market, Germany

price: Euro 1'320 (margin scheme, incl. 19 % VAT plus packaging and shipping)


Sri Lanka
BR22-2

BR22-2
Seated Buddha, bronze / brass, Kandy style
Ceylon / Sri Lanka, around 1900


A beautiful and rare larger representation of The Buddha in Parileyyaka Forest. The Buddha, dressed in finely decorated robes, is seated on a rock with hands in his lap, right palm facing upwards.
An elephant and a monkey kneel before the Buddha, with their offerings of water and a honeycomb. The base is embellished by foliage with detailed crafted leaves.
Delicate and detailed crafted sculpture representing one of the eight great events of The Buddha’s earthly life.

condition: Excellent!
weight: 2.7 kg
dimensions:
257 x 190 x 112 mm / 10.12 x 7.48 x 4.41 in
provenance: European art market

price: Euro 1'350 (margin scheme, incl. 19 % VAT plus packaging and shipping)




Sri Lanka
BR22-1

BR22-1
Seated Buddha, bronze / brass, Kandy style
Ceylon / Sri Lanka, around 1900


The Buddha is seated in half lotus position on a waisted lotus-vine pedestal, the right hand in abhaya mudra.
The flaming siraspata, typical for Sri Lankan Buddha images, emerges from the head. Wheels incised on the right foot.
The robe is decorated with wavy lines.

condition: Excellent!
weight: 925 grams
dimensions: 155 x 115 x 75 mm / 6.1 x 4.53 x 2.95 in
provenance: European private collection, acquired before 2007, art market, Germany

price: Euro 1'320 (margin scheme, incl. 19 % VAT plus packaging and shipping)



Mandalay Buddha, Burma
BR20-1

BR20-1
Seated Buddha, gilded bronze, Mandalay era
ca. 1860 - 1900, Burma (Myanmar)


This impressive Buddha image, cast in bronze / copper alloy, is seated in padmasana on a plain throne.
The right hand in bhumisparsa mudra, does not touch the ground, what is typical for Mandalay style as well as the slightly smiling mouth.
Interestingly the inlayed eyes look directly to the viewer.
The face has been embellished with an inlaid mirror and red glass band at the hair line.

condition: old wear with losses of gilding, small dent on the tip of the nose
weight: 10,9 kg
dimensions: 440 x 320 x 220 mm / 17.3 x 12.6 x 8.7 in
reference: Myanmar Buddha, The Image and its History, Somkiart Lopetcharat, Siam International Book Company Ltd., 1997, P 121 ff.
provenance: German art market

price: Euro 1'280 (margin scheme, incl. 19 % VAT plus packaging and shipping)



Buddha Ava period, Burma
BR20-5

BR20-5
A large Buddha, lacquered wood, remnants of gilding
Ava period (Burma), 17th - 18th century


The Buddha is seated on a high, multi-tiered throne in padmasana, depicting the earth touching gesture (bhumisparsa mudra).
The face with heavy-lidded downcast eyes and the smile, which can be seen quite often with Buddha statues, is typical for Buddha images of the 2nd and 3rd Ava period.
It seems that the statue has been covered later a second time with brown lacquer. The original decoration is shining through at the front of the base. Some parts with remnants of gilding.
Old repairs, several age cracks and some losses.
Sacred material have been placed in a cavity hollowed out at the back of the throne.
As a rarity here we find a carved wooden vessel (damaged)inside the hollow compartment. Lid missing.

weight: 6,7 kg
dimensions: 640 x 310 x 200 mm / 25.2 x 12.2 x 7.9 in
provenance: European art market

price: Euro 1'380 (margin scheme, incl. 19 % VAT plus packaging and shipping)



Buddha, Shan, Burma
BR21-2

BR21-2
Seated Buddha, later Tai Yai (Shan)
Burma, late 19th century


Buddha Shakyamuni is seated in padmasana on a multi-tiered pedestal with his right hand in bhumisparsa mudra.
The statue has been cast in bronze with fine copper-red patina.
No damages, very good condition.

weight: 1,3 kg
dimensionse:
240 x 120 x 80 mm
9.45 x 4.72 x 3.15 in

reference: Myanmar Buddha, The Image and its History, Somkiart Lopetcharat, Siam International Book Company Ltd., 1997, P. 286
provenance: European art market

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Jambupati Buddha, Burma
BR17-1
BR17-1
Crowned seated Buddha (Jambupati)
2nd to 3rd Ava (In-Wa) period, 17th - 18th century, Burma (Myanmar)


The Buddha is seated in padmasana with the right hand in bhumisparsa mudra. The left hand showing the presence of a monk's robe, while the right hand, with fingers of equal length, touch the "earth". The two lateral loops installed left and right on the base were applied for the placement of a pair of devotees (lost). This Buddha statue is presented in rare, almost perfect museum quality with rich brown-greenish patina. Only the nose has a tiny chip (left).

height: 376 mm / 14.8 in
width: 176 mm / 6.93 in

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Buddha, wood, Laos
BR20-9

BR20-9
A miniature figure of a seated Buddha Shakyamuni, Laos, 19th century


Teakwood, wood carving.
This small wooden Buddha image shows extensive weathering, giving a special charm.
Obviously the statue has been placed somewhere outside, exposed to the elements for many decades.

dimensions: 85 x 50 x 15 mm / 3.3 x 2.0 x 0.6 in

inclusive a custom-made stand with some wear

price: Euro 95,20 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 80 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


Shan-Buddha, Ava (Burma)
BR18-3

BR18-3
Shan Buddha, 2nd to 3rd Ava (In-Wa) period
Age: 17th - 18th century, Burma (Myanmar)


Bronze, completely covered with a shining thick black lacquer, richly gilded with the typical warm colours of Burmese gold, traces of red lacquer on the rim of the base. The two lateral loops installed left and right on the base were applied for the placement of a pair of devotees, which are lost, unfortunately.

height: 173 mm / 6.81 in
width: 86 mm / 3.39 in

price: Euro 975,80 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 820 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


Buddha Laos
BR08-01

BR08-01
Buddha, Thailand / Laos, wood


Standing Buddha, right hand in Abhaya mudra

height without base: 20 cm / 7.87 ins
height with base: 30 cm / 11.81 in

Two separate parts (figure and base), wood with gold pigment

price: Euro 571,20 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 480 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


Buddha Rattanakosin
BR10-1
BR10-1
Buddha Shakyamuni, lacquer gilded bronze
Thailand, Rattanakosin, 19th century


seated in meditation with right hand in bhumisparsha mudra.

height: 14 cm / 5.5 in

some loss of lacquer coating to the center of the face

price: Euro 398,65 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 335 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


R07-01
R07-01

R07-01
Prince Rama (Yama) from Burmese Ramayana Dance, Burma (Myanmar)
late 19th / early 20th century


Bronze, probably original with bow and arrow (lost)

height without base: 14,5 cm / 5.71 in

price: Euro 232,05 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
price: Euro 195 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)



Lit-05
Lit-05


Lit-05
Arts of Asia, Volume 11, Number 1


Original issue January-February 1981

Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Sylvia Fraser-Lu
"BUDDHA IMAGES FROM BURMA
PART 1: SCULPTURED IN STONE"


Book condition:
very good

price: Euro 43 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)



Lit-06
Lit-06



Lit-06
Arts of Asia, Volume 11, Number 2


Original issue March-April 1981

Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Sylvia Fraser-Lu
"BUDDHA IMAGES FROM BURMA
PART 2: BRONZE AND RELATED METALS"


Book condition:
very good

price: Euro 43 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)



Lit-07
Lit-07


Lit-07
Arts of Asia, Volume 11, Number 3


Original issue May-June 1981

Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Sylvia Fraser-Lu
"BUDDHA IMAGES FROM BURMA
PART 3: WOOD AND LACQUER"


Book condition:
very good

price: Euro 43 (incl. 7 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)

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