Southeast Asia, Thailand, ca. early to mid 20th century CE. A charming silvered brass statuette of a seated Buddha, with his hands in the Bhumisparsha mudra, with his right hand over the right knee reaching towards the ground and the palm inward and touching the lotus throne. His left hand lies open in his lap. This mudra represents the moment of his awakening, as he defeated the demon Mara, and claimed the earth as his witness to his enlightenment. Size: 1.55" W x 2.6" H (3.9 cm x 6.6 cm)
Provenance: private Los Angeles County, California, USA collection; ex-private Los Angeles, California, USA collection
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