- LARGE THAI GILT BRONZE BUDDHA
well modeled adorned Ratanakosin/ Bangkok style bronze
d'orée seated Buddha in royal attire on multi-tiered
lotus throne. The Buddha has an especially serene face
with down-cast eyes and a tightly curled head-dress
and flame-topped ushnisha, wearing royal garments with
scarf ending at his waist. All decorated in raised fashion
with floral and leaf motifs. The figure seated in vajrasana
position and with calling the earth-touching hand gesture,
with two carrying loops in the back for processions.
Nineteenth Century Bangkok Period. Very similar seated
Buddha recently sold at auction for $8,125.
Approximately 26" high and weighs 30 lbs.
Acquired in the 1960s.
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