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Large Thai Silver Repousse Figure of Buddha

Lot 0567
Large Thai Silver Repousse Figure of Buddha

Ayutthaya period, fourth quarter 19th century, the worked silver sectional sheets modeled to depict a figure standing in samabhanga, with both hands raised, palms facing outward, wearing traditional robes, the whole mounted on custom plinth base.
figure h. 38-3/4", w. 13", overall h. 68", w. 16"

Provenance: Wisen Antiquites Ceramiques-Objets d'Art, Paris; Estate of Jean and Jack Kelley, Tulsa, Oklahoma.


In overall good condition. Both arms have been repaired at the elbow/seams with visible cracks and separation. The right foot has been repaired. There is a small crack to the silver on the back of the head, and there are two small chips to the right foot and ankle. The self-base has scattered nicks to its edges and there is a chip to the right corner of the pedestal.

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Large Thai Silver Repousse Figure of Buddha

Estimate $7,000 - $10,000Dec 8, 2018