A burmese, shan style, marble head of buddha sakyamuni
His face carved with downcast expression, slit eyes set under arched eyebrows, aquiline nose, smiling lips, elongated earlobes, black painted hair and usnisha surmounted by a lotua bud.
Dimensions Mounted on stand :
19”tall x 8.5” x 8.5”
Head alone :
14”tall x 8.5” x 8.5”
40 pounds (18 kilograms)
Glowing and Elegant, this stunning Buddha statue is a magnificent piece of art carved from alabaster. The head is life-size and features intricate details that highlight the skill of the ancient Burmese artisans. The statue dates to the 18th century, white alabaster, which is a symbol of purity and peace in Buddhist culture.
The statue depicts Buddha in a peaceful and meditative pose, making it an excellent addition to any collection of Asian antiques.