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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 1.750 (incl. 19 % VAT plus packaging and shipping)


Buddha Shan, Amarapura period, Burma
BR20-2
BR20-2
Seated Buddha, wood, Shan, Burma (Myanmar)
Amarapura period, 18th / mid-19th century

The Buddha is seated on a multi-tiered throne in padmasana, depicting the earth touching gesture (bhumisparsa mudra).
His face with serene expression, downcast eyes and a beautiful smile.
Sacred material have been placed in a cavity hollowed out at the back of the throne.
The wooden statue is covered with black lacquer and 24 ct. gilded.
The Donator's inscription in the reserve in front of the base (please see photo) can be read as follows: Donator (Good deed "kgmu" of) Ma Mi Nge.

condition: age-related cracks to the wood, some rubbing, flame on the top of the ushnisha is missing, good overall condition
weight: 3 kg
dimensions: 445 x 240 x 150 mm / 17.5 x 9.4 x 5.9 in
reference: Myanmar Buddha, The Image and its History, Somkiart Lopetcharat, Siam International Book Company Ltd., 1997
provenance: European art market

Price: Euro 1.700 (incl. 19 % VAT plus packaging and shipping)


Jambupati Buddha, Burma
BR-17-1
BR-17-1
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
BR-20-4
BR-20-4
Seated Buddha, teak wood, Laos
19th century

An impressive example of folk art Buddha images from Laos, carved from a single piece of Teak wood.
Smooth surface with beautiful old patina.
Good condition with small age-related cracks, soiled with some encrustations on the left side of the body, probably from dripping water in a cave.
dimensions: 275 x 65 x 50 mm / 10.8 x 2.6 x 2.0 in

reference:
Lao Buddha, The Image and its History, Somkiart Lopetcharat, Siam International Book Company Ltd., 2000, p. 260 ff.
Christmas Special 2019, Galerie Michael Herrfurth

Price: Euro 172,55 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
Price: Euro 145 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


Buddha, wood, Laos
BR-20-3
BR-20-3
Seated Buddha, teak wood, Laos
19th century

Typical folk art Buddha image from Laos, carved from a single piece of Teak wood.
Since these images were placed in caves or outside under a sacred tree (Bo), they show extensive wear, giving them a special charm.
Despite of some age-related cracks to the wood and a few losses, this tall, slender Buddha image is in good condition.

dimensions:
260 x 50 x 50 mm / 10.2 x 2.0 x 2.0 in

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Shan-Buddha, Ava (Burma)
BR-18-3

BR-18-3
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 1.309,00 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
Price: Euro 1.100 (VAT-free delivery for export outside the European Union, plus packing and shipment)


R-08-01
BR-08-01

BR-08-01
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)


BR-1
BR-1
BR-1
Buddha Shakyamuni, lacquer gilded bronze

seated in meditation with right hand in bhumisparsha mudra. Thailand, Rattanakosin, 19th century

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)


R-07-01
R-07-01

R-07-01
Prince Rama (Yama) from Burmese Ramayana Dance, Burma (Myanmar)

Bronze, probably original with bow and arrow (lost)

Height without base: 14,5 cm / 5.71 in

Late 19th / early 20th century

Price: Euro 267,75 (incl. 19 % VAT, plus packing and shipment)
Price: Euro 225 (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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