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Old Hand Carved Reclining Buddha. Wood. Mirror Gems. Thailand.

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  Peaceful. Beautifully detailed robe and adorned with multicolored mirrors. From a collector of Thai statues in Miami Florida USA.   The reclining Buddha represents Shakyamuni. It is said that the Buddha knew death was approaching and asked his disciples to prepare a couch for him in… Continue reading

Dvaravati Styled Sandstone Three Faces of Buddha, Thailand

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Detail: Dvaravati refers to a period in Thailand / Siam history, a culture, group of geographical areas and – most important to me – an art style that flourished from the 7th to the 11th Century AD. This piece is hand made and styled in that art period.… Continue reading

Bronze 18th Century Shan Burmese Temple Buddha, Shan States of North Burma

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Detail: This statue is a museum quality late-18th Century Shan Buddha. The lines and features are a lot more refined compared to the 17th Century Shan Buddha that I am offering (search: 17th Century Bronze Shan Burmese). It has a gorgeous coloring and the detail is distinctive. Outstanding condition. For the Serious Collector.

19th Century Mandalay Clay / Stone Head of Buddha, Thailand / Burma

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Detail: This have been part of my private collection for many years. Acquired from a long-time art dealer in Denver Colorado. The evident damage to the chin and nose does not detract from the elegance of this historic piece. Circa 1850’s to 1880’s. On a metal stand. For the Serious Collector.

Seated Bronze Buddha Statue, Thailand

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Detail: I acquired this from a reputable antique dealer in Thailand upon his visit to the United States. He claims that this statue is from the late-1700s to the early-1800s. It is a bit on the crude side but that was the general nature of a statue… Continue reading

Very Old Khmer Empire Bronze Buddha Head / Statue, Cambodia / Thailand

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Detail: A serene Buddha head that was damaged – most likely – during a Burmese raid into Thailand. I purchased this from an Asian collector / gallery in New Zealand. The Khmer Empire (mainly Cambodia today) flourished during the 9th through 13th Centuries. Then it fell… Continue reading

Singh – Mythical Creature – Cast Metal Sculpture / Statue, Thailand

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Detail: This is a stately medium-sized statue, spot painted in gold. It is the classic portrayal of the Singh – a mythological Thai lion / creature. I acquired it from a New York City collector who acquired it in the mid-1970s from Thailand. It has… Continue reading

17th Century Bronze Shan Burmese Buddha with some Gold Gilt Remaining, Northern Thailand

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Detail: This statue is a museum quality mid-17th Century Shan Buddha with its “classic” style of simple lines and features. Much less “decorative” than the Buddhas of the late 18th and 19th Centuries. This particular Buddha was found buried in a temple garden in Mai Sai in… Continue reading

Bronze Nandi – Divine Bull – with Human Form, Thailand

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I just have not seen this representation. Nandi is Shiva’s primary vehicle in bull form. Nandi was also Shiva’s gatekeeper which means this representation should be present in the entrances of many temples. I have not found that to be the case …. Nandi’s head on a… Continue reading

Antique & Rare 19th Century Bronze Gold Gilt Rattanakosin Royal Ganesh / Ganapati Buddha on Throne, Thailand

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The Remover of Obstacles . . a rare and old Rattanakosin Bronze Ganesh typical of the style with finely jeweled trappings and throne. Extremely well cast and detailed. This bronze is in Very Fine condition. Gold gilt with a probable light lacquer coating to protect the… Continue reading
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