AGE: – 19th Century
CONSTRUCTION: – Alabaster, glass mosaics, gilded
DESCRIPTION: – Burmese Alabaster Shan Buddha Statue Glass Mosaics – This piece must have been glued to something, there is a small piece of wood attached to the base (see pictures). Some glass mosaics missing as can be expect in a Buddha of this vintage.
HEIGHT: – 33cm
WIDTH: – 18cm
DEPTH: – 7cm
WEIGHT: – 4.25 kg.
Burmese Alabaster Shan Buddha Statue Glass Mosaics
19th Century Burmese Alabaster Shan Buddha Statue with glass Mosaics on front and back of the edges of the robe, thayo lacquer depicts hair curls on the head with a rounded usnisha and short pointed finial. Seated in lotus position on incised single lotas pedestal, hand gesture Bhumisparsa mudra.