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A Collection of Six 17th - 18th Century Excavated Buddha Images

A Collection of Six 17th - 18th Century Excavated Buddha Images


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1800: Item # 1308908
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These cast Bronze Shan Miniatures were placed as votive deposits in pagoda relics chambers. These freestanding figures are cast on openwork bases. Note the heavy remnants of gild on the small Buddha image. References: -Extract of Burmese bronze sculpture in the British Museum by T. Richard Burton - Penn Museum—University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology - The Yale University Art Gallery -The Victoria and Albert Museum, London Dimensions: Approximatly 4 ¾ inches high X 4 ¾ inches wide Dimensions: The small Buddha at front-1 ¾ inches high