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18th Century, Shan, Burmese Alabaster Sitting Buddha

18th Century, Shan, Burmese Alabaster Sitting Buddha


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1800: Item # 888296

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Burmese alabaster buddha sitting in Mara Vijaya (calling the earth to witness) posture on a base, with meditative facial expression, emphasized by the half-closed eyes which look downward. Trace of original lacquer remaining.

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

Age: Burma, Shan period, circa 18th Century
Measurement: Height 57.5 C.M. / Width 37.5 C.M. (size excluding black stand)
Condition: Nice conditon 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.