Thailand, ca. late 19th century. This is a Thai rattanakosin style Buddha in Bhumisparsa mudra, the earth-touching gesture.He is seated atop a seven-tiered throne. The top tier is a lotus, the second tier has five seated monks, and the lower five are surrounded by monks in relief. There are also floral motifs on the bottom tier. Size: 7-1/4" H x 5-1/2" W x 4" L (18.4 cm x 14 cm x 10.2 cm).
Condition: The piece has wear and patina and some of the gilding has come off, particularly on the upper body of the Buddha figure.
Provenance: Ex-Private Northern Colorado collection.
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