AGE: - Early to mid 20th Century CONSTRUCTION: - Wood with lacquer decoration DESCRIPTION: - Burmese Shan Standing Wood Buddha Statue - The back has some lacquer missing, (see picture). The head has a small crack from above the centre of the eyebrows to the back of the base of…
AGE: – 19th Century
CONSTRUCTION: – Teak Wood
DESCRIPTION: – Burmese Mandalay Teak Wood King Buddha Statue – Age related wear, Thayo Lacquer and gild decoration with glass mosaics, stone eyes, small piece on base cracked
HEIGHT: – 62cm
WIDTH: – 54cm
DEPTH: – 32cm
A very nice decorative antique Burmese Mandalay teak wood King Buddha Statue, seated on a two tiered pedestal decorated with thayo lacquer scrolls and glass mosaics. This Buddha statue is highly decorated with coloured glass mosaics. A double band of green and white glass mosaics, glass beads decorate the forehead with a glass beaded medallion in the centre of the forehead, stone eyes and rounded usnisha.
This Buddha statue is dressed in the Mandalay royal King Buddha style, flanked on either side by tiered flanges on the shoulders, elbows and wrists, each decorated with an edging of glass mosaics. Hair curls and usnisha are made from thayo lacquer.