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.