Antique Painted Teak Seated Buddha from Thailand, 17th-18th Century

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This 17th-18th century Thai seated Buddha was made with painted teak. The Buddha is seated on a high black Stand in the « calling the earth to witness » position. This scene occurs during the Buddha’s enlightenment, when Sakyamuni calls the earth to witness as he resists to demon Mara’s assaults. The statuette displays Thai characteristics, such as a sharp headgear and a smiling face. The item showcases fine details like inclusions for the eyes. Thanks to its great dimensions and attention to detail, this 17th-18th century Thai antique painted teak seated Buddha would be an uncommon and impressive decorative item anywhere, and would be perfect in a den where its serenity would no doubt be a welcome presence.

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Teak
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    43 in. H x 17 in. W x 12 in. D
    109 cm H x 43 cm W x 30 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Yonkers, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    1305228639315
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