Wood Buddha statue. Burma, 18th Century


Dugout wood statue of Buddha seated on his throne with gilt remains on red seat. Buddha is seated in the lotus position (padmasana), on bitronconic throne, in the figuration of Mara-vijaya (conquerer of Mara). His right hand displays the witness to earth gesture (bhumisparsha mudrā), while the left part is in meditation gesture (dhyāna mudrā). The toes and fingers are same length except the thumb. Hairstyle is smooth and surmounted with skull protuberance (ushnisha) and topped with stupa-shaped summit point.

Burma, 18th Century

Height: 44 cm (17-1/4 in.)

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013101015