ca. 13th Century AD. This is a beautiful example of a much more difficult type of Thai buddha head to obtain. It comes from the Mon people in Thailand. The Mon Dvaravati and the Khmer were the earlier inhabitants of Southeast Asia. The piece is modeled in classic Haripunchai style with well defined eyes and rectangular Mon or Khmer lips. The buddha has a small ushnisha on top of his head surrounded by snailcurl hair. The piece comes from a large stucco relief and is in very good condition with a few chips on the head and a chip on the nostril. A nice larger example mounted on a wooden base. H. 9" (23 cm).Domestic: Flat-rate of $100.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from Illinois.
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