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AN ALABASTER FIGURE OF THE BUDDHA PAREE
4.000 € - 6.000 €
Description:Burma, Shan style, early 20th c.
H. 149 cm
Standing in samabhanga on a lotus-base with both hands showing the vitarkamudra, wearing uttarasangha and samghati covering both shoulders, bejewelled, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows running into the nose-bridge, incised urna at his forehead, elongated earlobes with large ear-ornaments, his hairdo continuing into the ushnisha topped with a finial and secured with an elaborate crown.
From a South German private collection, acquired prior 2007
Traces of age, partly slightly chipped, right wing partly rep.