A large seated lacquer gilt bronze Buddha

18th / 19th century, Thailand

Height: 83 cm, 33 inches

Seated in the lotus position Vajrasana, the right hand touches the ground in Bhumisparsa invoking the earth as a witness to the truth of his words, the left hand rests in his lap. The Buddha is dressed in long robes, the feet are exposed as is the right shoulder, and a scarf falls down the centre of his chest. The head is held high with gently smiling lips, elongated ear lobes, hair tightly curled and eyes inlayed with shell around each glass pupil

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