STANDING "RAIN BUDDHA"

Starting price:€ 3 000
Auction date:03.06.2017   15:00
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Lot 432STANDING "RAIN BUDDHA"
STANDING "RAIN BUDDHA"
Catalog number: VS0617-432
Wood with gilding
Burma
late 19th century. to 1. H. 20. Century.
HEIGHT 147 CM
The "rain Buddha" is always standing, and has its two arms hanging down, palms are present in this sculpture at the hem of the Uttarasanga. The iconography is a rural folk-embossing, which is also found in Laos, and the climate has reasons. Since, according to the long drying time is vital to Thrive on the fields to bring rain eagerly expected, has formed according to the rain Buddha. Very upright posture, swing-out Uttarasanga, the bare feet put together in a confined cubic Lotus pedestal. The facial features of Royal self-conscious with expressive inlaid eyes, the domed Ushnisha.

Starting price: € 3.000
Estimate price: € 4.800 - 7.500
Expertise: Wolfmar Zacken
From a Viennese collection
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