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17th C., RARE & Large Burmese Tai Rue Wooden Buddha

17th C., RARE & Large Burmese Tai Rue Wooden Buddha

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1800: Item # 904028

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Very large and rare Tai Rue Burmese wooden Buddha sitting in Mara Vijaya (calling the earth to witness) posture on a base, with calm 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 Rue is a tribal people living in Burma. It is difficult to find Buddha from this ethnic group.

Age: Burma, 17th Century
Measurement: Height 167.5 C.M. / Width 50 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.