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Serene & Rare Marble Shakyamuni Buddha, Burma

Serene & Rare Marble Shakyamuni Buddha, Burma


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 1255145
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1) Mom Tri's VILLA ROYALE, 12 Kata Noi Road, 83100 Phuket, THAILAND
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 $7,650.00 
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Smooth and serene Marble Shakyamuni Buddha subduing Mara. Robe and base are brown with some fine details and gilding. The head of the Buddha is covered with a multitude of small pointed hairlocks called "Shwebo-thorns" on top of which is the stupa shaped flame. The Buddha is clad in a nice robe showing overlapping folds and decorated bands, which also cover the right shoulder and left arm. This is a unique piece of art showing unusual details, refined carving skill and craftsmanship. 18/19th Century, Burma. Good condition, heavy object, size: H. 52 cm. x W. 32 cm. x D. 15 cm.