Large alabaster and lacquer Buddha head. Burma, 18th Century

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Large alabaster and lacquer Buddha head.

Large head depicting the historical Buddha, Shākyamuni. Hair and skull protuberance (usnīsa), surmounted by a short flame shaped as a lotus bud, are both covered in brown lacquer, which adds to the fineness of the facial features and the serenity that the work releases.

Burma- Ava Region, 18th Century

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 40 cm
  • Width in cm : 20 cm
  • Depth in cm : 23 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015010889