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Lopburi Thai bronze Buddha cutting his hair

Lopburi Thai bronze Buddha cutting his hair


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1492: Item # 1199366

Please refer to our stock # SEA-053 when inquiring.
 $1,500.00 
Lopburi Thai bronze representing Buddha during The Cutting of the Hair, symbolizing the severing of worldly ties. Attended by Brahma and Indra who will receive the hair in his golden bowl. In front stands Kanthaka, the King of Horses, upon whom Buddha has just arrived. An extraordinarily difficult and rare casting of a group of figures. A rare representation of this episode. 12th - 13th c. 7 1/4" x 4 3/4" x 3 5/8" 3 lb. 5 oz. From a Chicago 'Gold Coast' collection, inherited from an old Boston estate. Details to purchaser.