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19th Century, Rare Tai Yai Burmese Wooden Buddha

19th Century, Rare Tai Yai Burmese Wooden Buddha


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 897931

Please refer to our stock # C6879 when inquiring.
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Rare Tai Yai Burmese wooden buddha sitting in Mara Vijaya (calling the earth to witness) posture on a base, with meditative facial expression. Traces of 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 Yai is a group of tribal people living in Burma. It is difficult to find buddha from this ethnic group.

Age: Burma, 19th Century
Measurement: Height 61.3 C.M. / Width 18.5 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age including a very tiny chip on top). 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.