Shākyamuni Buddha. Lacquered and gilt wood subject with decoration of incrusted pieces of coloured glass.
Buddha is depicted seated in lotus position (padmasana). The right hand turned towards the ground making the gesture "calling the earth to be his witness”. The left hand rests on his knees with the palm turned towards the sky symbolising meditation.
Burma, Mandalay. 20th century
Condition report : Losses notably at the back of hairstyle, wear and cracks