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Large Buddha in Laquered and Gilt bronze, Thailand 19th Century

Large Buddha in laquered and gilt bronze.
Thailand; Rattanakosin style, Rama III or IV period (3rd quarter of the 19th century).
Buddha is represented sitting in meditation with his left hand, palm upright, in his lap, and his right hand touching the earth, calling on the earth to bear witness (gesture of the bhumisparsa-mudra). This represents the moment of the Buddha's enlightenment.
He is depicted with fine curly hairstyle mounted by the cranial protuberance ushnisha, and a flammed rasmi symbolising the depart of the soul.
He posseses the 7 canons of beauty.
Missing base, wear and tear of the gilt.
No asian foundry seals for religious statuary

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