Buddha Bronze Statue, Thailand, XVIII century
Size: 20cm high, 13cm wide, 7cm deep, 790g weight
Beautiful antique Thai Buddha statue. The Buddha, in deep meditation, is depicted in Bhumisparsha mudra (Earth witness mudra); this gesture represents the moment of the Buddha's awakening as he claims the earth as the witness of his enlightenment.
Object history: Acquired from an European Auction House in 2011.