Lot 172
Two Thai Bronze and Gilt Sculptures of the Buddha
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, bronze with gilt highlights, the first a Buddha cast in a walking position with long limbs and smooth modeling of his face with a sharp down turned nose and flowing robe, his left hand raised in the abhaya mudra symbolic mudra of peace and protection, his right hand rests at his side, his oval face has a serene expression and his hair is arranged in tight pointed curls with a flame finial at top, and the second cast in same style, a Buddha standing with hands pressed together, he has the same oval face with a serene expression, his hair also in tight curls with a ushnisha at that top, both sculptures set into the same style of wooden base.

64 1/2 in., 57 in.

Private Collection, North Carolina

Some rough casting areas to each sculpture; some deep scratches and nicks and loss to areas; rubbing and surface wear.

$1,000 - 3,000