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A Torso of a Buddha

Ayutthaya period, 17th Century



Bronze with gilding. The patina is truly stunning!

H29.5cm (H36cm base included)

The upper body is clad in an uttarasangha (cloth), decorated with a finely worked necklace. His face displays a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrws running into his nosebridge, with smiling lips.His head is decorated with a headdress terminating in a tapering finial secured with a tiara finaly cast with an intricate floral design around a central flower.

Estate of Doctor Otto Schwend (1892-1951), collected in Thailand between 1926 and 1938 and since then continuously in the possession of the family

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