Seller: siamgalleryco (524) 96.4%, Location: Bangkok, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 153027140630 SIAM GALLERY Co. INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART BURMA. CAMBODIA. CHINA. INDIA. INDONESIA. JAPAN. LANKA. LAO. THAILAND. TIBET. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Title: Antique Bronze Meditating Mon Hariphunchai Buddha, Temple Relic. 11th -13th C. Overview An extremely rare 11th to 13th century bronze meditating Mon Hariphunchai Buddha - a distinctive style and iconography which emerged out of an intricate interaction of Hariphunchai and several other schools. Primarily were the Mon of central Thailand, and northeast Thailand. These essentially Mon ingredients were than mingled with those of the provincial Khmer schools of the same period (11-13th c), along wih features from Pagan Burma, with its legacy of Pala art from India (9th-12th c), which were also added to the mix, thus creating this unique blend tyypically called "Mon Harriphunchai". This example explisidly depicts the interaction between schools of the same period, creating a uniquely diverse form of the lord Buddha. Image Details: A spiritual image of a Mon Hariphunchai Buddha depicted in typical crude style, seated in the position of the Dhyana Mudra, the gesture of meditation and attainment of spiritual perfection , crossed-legged in the 'Virasana' pose, one leg atop the sole of the other foot. His profile is slim, wearing a sanghati robe worn diagonally over the left shoulder with right shoulder left bare, and graced by a heavily-pleated flap draped just below the shoulders. The Buddha features a square face, with staring almond-shaped eyes , curved eyebrows meet above a prominent nose, wide full-lipped mouth, and elongated earlobes rest at his shoulders. Incised lines emphasize the raised ridge of the eyebrows, the upper lid of the eyes, and the broad mouth, which are all trates found in Mon Hariphunchai images. The head is covered in large Mon style snail-shell hair curls of a 'flatten' style, surmounted by a conical-shaped 'Ushnisha'. XXX The entirety is supported by a single level pedestal without ornamentation. The bronze surface has naturally aged to a deep chocolate brown patina partially covered with malachite oxidation. The core within the bronze is completely in tact, consisting of a tempered sandy-clay. The figure remains in its original state as acquire with no condition issues. Data Observation: Excellent condition, with only minor imperfections. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. Dimensions: Height: 5.25 inches (13.35cm). THIS ITEM WILL BE SHIPPED BY INTERNATIONAL AIRMAIL. Shipping: Item(s) shipped direct from Thailand worldwide, through Thailand Post Registered Airmail (3-4 weeks) or Sea Freight (4-5 weeks) depending on container size and weight. Purchaser is responsible for any applied Customs Duty Fees Taxes and related unforeseen charges, which may be assessed by the Buyers Government. All items shall include insurance, and will be handled with the utmost care and professionally packed. Terms: Pay Pal is the accepted method of payment, and must be received within 24 hours of the auction end: includes a 14 day return policy, item must be returned in the exact same condition as sold. Return shipment must be paid by the purchaser. Guarantee: 100% Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed - We are extremely confident that all items presented from our collection are genuine antiques. In the event the authenticity of an artifact is disputed, please contact us immediately. We will refund the respective purchase price, less a 10% (ten percent) re-stocking fee, provided that the item is returned in the original condition, and at the customers expense, together with copies of the respective receipt (s) and supporting evidence from a suitable qualified authority, certifying that the item we have sent you is not antique. Siam Gallery Co. reserves the right to contest a customers assessment in the event that proof is available to support the pieces authenticity. Please e-mail us with your questions and bid with confidence. Thank You for visiting our gallery of fine art. (c) SIAMGALLERYCO - All Rights Reserved. COPYING THIS PAGE AND ALL ITS CONTENTS IS FRAUDULENT AND VIOLATES EBAY POLICY AND WILL BE REPORTED. Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter Condition: View an enlargement photo in the description page.