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Extremely rare & spectacular Giant Buddha Figure

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Religious Artifacts: Buddhist: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 722032

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1) Mom Tri's VILLA ROYALE, 12 Kata Noi Road, 83100 Phuket, THAILAND
2) Villa Santorini, by appointment only


Extremely rare & spectacular Giant Buddha Figure

Spectacular and extremely rare Giant size antique Buddha Figure dressed in royal robes, lacquer intricately inlaid with inset flat glass/mirror mosaics backed with colored foil and further decorated with moulded relief work forming beautiful spirals. The Buddha seated in "bhumisparshamudra" (subduing Mara), his left hand rests palm upward, on his lap, and the right hand rests on his right knee, calling the Earth to witness. He has elongated earlobes to demonstrate his princely parentage and a very kind, pleasing face with gently smiling lips. Good condition, no obvious losses and no repairs. The pinpoint hairlocks are worn here and there and the "Ushnisha" flame removable, probably from a later date, as is typical of such venerated images. Requires large space and offers exceptional artistic impact! Size H.190cm x W.135cm x D. 85cm, comes with nice multi-stepped wooden display base (included). Ideal for showroom or architectural-decorative center piece! For additional photographs please enter # 569851 in the search box of our website and this Buddha is also featured on our homepage. **** Detailed information on origin and the technique of making such lacquer images/figures can be found under item # 928838. Thank you. Thank you.

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