UH10051 Burmese Mandalay carved wood figure of the standing Buddha on a square base, the left hand is in the varada or boon-granting mudra the right held up towards the chest, costumed in edge decorated robe with glass insets resembling a cape with the layered folds and flared design all gold leafed, the flesh revealing portions with flakey white gesso pigments, the gentle face with shell inset eyes, pendant earlobes and domed usnisa, some glass insets missing, signs of wear, overall fine condition. 61” high.
Early 20th century.
$8,000.

Published: Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Buddha Images From Burma, Part 3, ARTS OF ASIA, May/June ‘81, p.133.


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For further reading on Burmese Buddha, please go to our on-line articles entitled
Buddha Images from Burma, Part I: Sculptured in Stone,
Buddha Images from Burma, Part II: Bronze and Related Materials, and
Buddha Images from Burma, Part III: Wood and Lacquer
by Sylvia Fraser-Lu

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