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18th Century, Tai Lue Burmese Wooden Seated Buddha

18th Century, Tai Lue Burmese Wooden Seated Buddha

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Wood: Pre 1800: Item # 1231031

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Rare Tai Lue Burmese wooden buddha sitting in Mara Vijaya (calling the earth to witness) posture on a base, with meditative facial expression. Original lacquer and gilding remain in good condition.

Top of the head is a stupa-shaped "flame" or called usnisa, symbol of the realization of Nirvana or indicative of supreme knowledge.

Tai Lue is a group of tribal people living in Burma. It is difficult to find buddha from this ethnic group.

Age: Burma, Shan Period (Tai Lue), 18th Century
Measurement: Height 46.5 C.M. / Width 17.2 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.