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Crowned Jambhupati Buddha

19th Century



laquered wood

H82 x W34 x D25cm

The distinctive leaf-like winged crown flies out from each side of the crown, the wings are supportefd by the shoulders. This is a typical element of the Burmese Buddha and probably based on the Indian headdress ribbons that were cast on the Indian Hindu bronze images. The crown has a cone on top. The Buddha also wears a thick necklace accross the shoulders and falls down to the chest.Thick earplugs in the ears and bracelets around the arms. The wood has a nice dark chocolate-brown patina. References: Fraser-Lu S.& D.M.Stadner, Buddhist art of Myanmar, Asia Society Museum, 2015 Karow O.: Burmese Buddhist sculpture, The Johan Moger collection, White Lotus, 1991

Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes Paris

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