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Impressive Bronze Head of Buddha on Pedestal

$4,500

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Large and imposing cast bronze Buddha head, beautifully mounted on a black base and raised on a Chinese hardwood pedestal. The style of the Buddha is typical of Northern Thailand. Buddha head with eyes lowered in meditation, serene and calm, representing the enlightened Buddha. Finely modeled with incised chin, bow-shaped mouth, elongated eyes and gently arching brows, flanked by pendulous earlobes, the hair in tight curls over the ushnisha the symbol of his ultimate wisdom. A large flame as symbol of his spirituality is placed on top of his head. The elongated earlobes caused by wearing heavy earrings in his youth, reflect Buddha's royal origin. This head of Buddha Gautama Sakyamuni reveals his serene and meditative character at the highest level. The head is a pure and Classic example of the Lan Na kingdom in the Chieng Mai style: a majestic portrait with distinct energy, externalized by his fine pronounced features and beautiful volume. The great teacher is depicted as a friendly human being, with an inner happiness and softly smiling, an embodiment of wisdom and compassion. A very fine oversized bronze head of the Buddha with serene expression mounted on a wooden base and raised on a hardwood pedestal, Thailand, 20th century. Measures: Stand: 17" x 17" x 51.25" H Head: 28" H x 18" H. Black stand: 12" x 12" x 9.5" H. Height overall: 90" H x 17" x 17".

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 90 in. (228.6 cm)Width: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Depth: 17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Style
    Tibetan (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
    CastBronze
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    North Hollywood, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 609201stDibs: LU906820731032

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    Ships From: North Hollywood, CA
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