BRONZE LAOS BUDDHA 'LAN CHANG' HEAD FRAGMENT, LUANG PHRABANG PERIOD.17th/18th C.

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Seller: siamgalleryco (554) 100%, Location: Bangkok, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 153869136724 SIAM GALLERY Co. INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART BURMA. CAMBODIA. CHINA. INDIA. INDONESIA. JAPAN. LANKA. LAO. THAILAND. TIBET. Antique Bronze 'Lan Chang' Style Buddha Head Fragment, Luang Phrabang period. Laotian Art. 17th/18th C. Description: Sacred Temple Statue of a rare and unusual Laotian Meditating Buddha Head Fraagment, considered to be one of the earlier representations of the Buddha from the Luang Phrabang period, once portrayed seated on an elevated plinth, in the subduing Mara position. xxxx Buddha's somewhat oval face portrays a serene downcast expression with well defined features, with almond-shaped eyes slightly open, ridged eyebrows connect in the middle above a prominent nose, bow-shaped smiling lips, and elongated incised earlobes.The head is covered in tightly curled hair, bordered by a small band separates the forehead from the hairline, surmounted by a hemispherical 'Ushnisha', which rises to an elaborately carved flame finial. xxxx Cast in bronze. The naturally aged surface is covered in somewhat of a multi tone patina, with traces of gilded gold pigment, black lacquer, and green malachite oxidation developing throughout. The sculpture has a dry, un-altered surface, with minor degradation of the surface, including some loss, abrasions, and casting flaws being a natural part of the statue's patina. Origin:xxxxxxxxx Luang Phrabang Period, Laos. Period:xxxxxxxx Early 17th/18th century. Composition:xx Bronze, heavy, naturally aged patina and a sandy-clay core intact. Dimensions:xxx Height: 9.50 inches (24.13cm); height without stand: 7.0 (17.78cm). Observation:xxx Excellent Condition with sandy-clay core intact.. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. Estimate Value: $2,500.00 - $3,800.00 (USD). IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the difference in computer monitor settings, there may be variations in the items appearance, specifically background lighting, resolution, and color tones, your monitor is set at. NOTE: This stone shall be shipped by International Air Mail. Shipping: Item(s) shipped direct from Thailand worldwide, through Thailand Post Register Airmail (3-4 weeks) or Sea Freight (4-5 weeks) depending on size. All items shall include insurance, and will be handled with the utmost care and professionally packed. Purchaser is responsible for any applied Customs Duty Fees, Taxes, and related charges, which may be assessed by the buyer's government.Shipping Calculations: Cost of shipping is determined by the weight of the packaged item, plus the cost of the packing supplies, plus the registration & export license fees (applicable on all religious artifacts). Please keep in mind that Ebay and Paypal take a combined commission fee of almost 15 percent, automatically deducted from the shipping charges, which we have offset in the shipping total. We do not profit on shipping fees and do our best to arrive at the most accurate and fair price for all parties involved. NOTE: Being a religious artifact, a permit will need to be obtained from the Archaeological Department of Fine Arts, certifying this article is allowed to leave the country of Thailand. Expect a one week delay in shipping. 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 YOUR INTEREST IN 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 WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: Amazing Historical Depiction., Type: Lao Buddha Head Fragment, Primary Material: Bronze, Age: 17th/18th C., Region of Origin: Northern Laos, Original/Reproduction: Original

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