Copper alloy Buddha Srivijaya (Thailand, Malaya, Indonesia?), Circa 9th century
Lot 19
A copper alloy figure of Buddha Srivijaya (Thailand, Malaya, Indonesian region), Circa 9th century
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Lot Details
A copper alloy figure of Buddha
Srivijaya (Thailand, Malaya, Indonesian region), Circa 9th century
Standing frontally in samabhanga on a double lotus base, his arms bent at the elbows with hands in vitaraka mudra, and wearing a cape-like robe draped over the left shoulder and held by the left hand falling to his shins revealing a double hemline.
4 in. (10.2 cm) high

Footnotes

  • Compare with another small standing Buddha set between two bodhisattvas in the Karnasut Collection (see M.C. Subhadradia Diskul, The Art of Srivijaya, London, 1980, no. 11.

    Provenance:
    Estate of Natasha Eilenberg
    Samuel and Natasha Eilenberg Collection, before 1969
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