284 Seated Buddha (dhyanamudra)

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Burma (Myanmar)
circa 14th century
Sinhalese
Style
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Brass
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Buddha Sakyamuni seated in dhyanamudra with his legs crossed in virasana on a very low double lotus base. He has a downcast gaze. The ushnisha has a tall and wide lyre-like flammiform finial. The exposed right hand and right foot depict the sign of the cakra or Wheel of the Law. The robe leaves the right shoulder bare.
Provenance
Description
seated figure, Buddha Sakyamuni, dhyanamudra, Virasana, Wheel of the Law
Condition
Very good condition; slight chipping and small hole on the base; back of head and finial are worn; some damage to finial; facial features worn; head shows some corrosion.
Notes
Pal. Light of Asia
Pal. The Sensuous Immortals
Zwalf. Buddhism: Art and Faith
Hasson, Ancient Buddhist Art from Burma
Luce. Old Burma - Early Pagan. Vol 1-3
Luce. Phases of Pre-Pagan Burma. Vol 1-2
San Tha Aung. Buddhist Art of Ancient Arakan
Frederic. The Art of Southeast Asia: Temples and Sculpture
LeMay. A Concise History of Buddhist Art in Siam
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None
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Value
Please call for pricing.
Height
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5" (12.3 cm)
4-1/2" (11.5 cm)
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Seated Buddha (dhyanamudra)
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