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Antique Painted Teak Seated Buddha from Thailand, 17th-18th Century
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Antique Painted Teak Seated Buddha from Thailand, 17th-18th Century

$6,500

Dimensions W: 17.0"  |  D: 12.0"  |  H: 43.0"
Age antique
Origin thailand
Model YN2134

This 17th-18th century Thai seated Buddha was made with painted teak. The Buddha is seated on a high black Stand in the « calling the earth to witness » position. This scene occurs during the Buddha’s enlightenment, when Sakyamuni calls the earth to witness as he resists to demon Mara’s assaults. The statuette displays Thai characteristics, such as a sharp headgear and a smiling face. The item showcases fine details like inclusions for the eyes.

 

Thanks to its great dimensions and attention to detail, this 17th-18th century Thai antique painted teak seated Buddha would be an uncommon and impressive decorative item anywhere, and would be perfect in a den where its serenity would no doubt be a welcome presence.