RARE BRONZE MEDITATING SAKYAMUNI BUDDHA. 'KAMPHAENG PHET' STYLE. THAILAND 19th C

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Seller: siamgalleryco (554) 100%, Location: Bangkok, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 153444220494 SIAM GALLERY Co. INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART BURMA. CAMBODIA. CHINA. INDIA. INDONESIA. JAPAN. LANKA. LAO. THAILAND. TIBET. Title: Thai Bronze Seated Sakyamuni Buddha, 'Kamphaeng Phet' style. 19th C. Overview:x An exquisite antique 19th century Southeast Asia Bronze sculpture of a Sakyamuni Buddha, stylistically and iconographically rendered in the traditional Kampaeng Phet style of northern Thailand, depicted seated in the attitude of meditation on an elaborate scrolled three point pedestal. The figure was beautifully modeled with elegant proportion and great aestheic appeal, measuring 11.50 inches (29.21cm) in height. Description: Seated in the 'Virasana' posture, with one leg atop the sole of the other foot. The left hand rest palm open on his lap while the right hand forms the 'Bhumisparsa' mudra, or Calling the Earth to Witness, gesture. The image is depicted in a rather tall slim profile, wearing a long monastic robe in the 'Open Mode' diagonally over the left shoulder, leaving the right shoulder and breast uncovered, with the end fold of the robe draped over his shoulder down to his navel, and marked with a square edge. The gentle face with down cast expression bears an ovoid shape, ridged eyebrows curve like a bow above a prominent nose, eye open with incised pupils, and well shaped mouth with an insipid smile, is double outlined as if framed by a second set of lips. The head covered in large pin curls, whorled to the right, surmounted by a domed 'Ushnisha' and crowned with a tall flame-like radiance finial. xxxxx Cast in the lost wax method, the bronze surface has aged to a rich chocolate brown patina, with traces of oxidation developing on the surface. The core within the bronze consist of a tempered sandy-clay mixtue, and is completely in tack. Style:xxxxxxxxxx Kamphaeng Phet Meditating Buddha, 2-armed Seated Figure. Origin:xxxxxxxxx Thailand, Kamphaeng Phet Province, Muang District. Period:xxxxxxxx 19th Century. Composition:xx Bronze copper alloy, lustrous brown patina. Dimensions:xxx Height: 11.50 inches (29.21cm). Observation:xxx Excellent condition, with minor degradation of the surface, with dings, dents, and casting flaws being a natural part of the bronze's patina. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. Estimate Value: $1,800.00 - $2,000.00 (USD). We are offering this item to our Ebay audience at a considerable lower wholesale value. 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 Buddha 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. 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