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PAGAN BUDDHA

In Fine Asian Art Auction #12

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Bronze with Silver inlaid eyesBurma , 12th centuryDimensions: Height 38 cm by 26 cmWeight: 6393 gramsBuddhist Art from this period were more heavily influenced by the Pala style of India which had come to the region via the Mon and Arakanese Kingdoms.A rare and beautiful Pagan Burmese Bronze Buddha Statue with an unusual smooth surface. Most Burmese Buddha statues are seen with hair curls (small round bumps), with a slightly raised rounded usnisha. The raised urna on the centre of the forehead is referred to as the “Eye of Wisdom”.This Buddha is seen here seated on a double lotus pedestal, the face shows a calm serene, with the full lips upturned at the corners, eyes are cast downwards, hand gesture in bhumisparsa mudra,dressed in a simple monks robe, typical of the Pagan style Buddha statue. This statue was once fully gilded.Cast in 2 parts.The Pagan kingdom was at its height between 11th and 13th Century. Pagan art and Buddha statues similar to this can be seen in the alcoves of the Ananda temple in Bagan (Pagan), located South West of Mandalay in central Myanmar.
Bronze with Silver inlaid eyesBurma , 12th centuryDimensions: Height 38 cm by 26 cmWeight: 6393 gramsBuddhist Art from this period were more heavily influenced by the Pala style of India which had come to the region via the Mon and Arakanese Kingdoms.A rare and beautiful Pagan Burmese Bronze Buddha Statue with an unusual smooth surface. Most Burmese Buddha statues are seen with hair curls (small round bumps), with a slightly raised rounded usnisha. The raised urna on the centre of the forehead is referred to as the “Eye of Wisdom”.This Buddha is seen here seated on a double lotus pedestal, the face shows a calm serene, with the full lips upturned at the corners, eyes are cast downwards, hand gesture in bhumisparsa mudra,dressed in a simple monks robe, typical of the Pagan style Buddha statue. This statue was once fully gilded.Cast in 2 parts.The Pagan kingdom was at its height between 11th and 13th Century. Pagan art and Buddha statues similar to this can be seen in the alcoves of the Ananda temple in Bagan (Pagan), located South West of Mandalay in central Myanmar.

Fine Asian Art Auction #12

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