ANTIQUE BRONZE MEDITATING CHIENGSAEN BUDDHA, LANNA STYLE. TEMPLE RELIC. 19th C

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Seller: siamgalleryco (520) 96.3%, Location: Bangkok, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 153218351683 SIAM GALLERY Co. INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART BURMA. CAMBODIA. CHINA. INDIA. INDONESIA. JAPAN. LANKA. LAO. THAILAND. TIBET. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Title:Antique Bronze Meditating Chiengsaen "Sing-one" Buddha, Lanna Style, Temple Relic. 19th C. Overview:x An exquisite 19th century bronze meditating Chiengsaen Buddha, from a temple precinct in northern Thailand, beautifully rendered in an exalted profile, intricately carved with exacting detail. Temple blessed and consecrated, Buddha sits on a single level double-lotus pedestal, measuring 5.75 inches(14.61cm) in height. Chiengsaen - Lanna Style Art with Pala Influence (Known as "Sing One"). Description: This particular bronze image of a meditating Buddha is referred to as ""Early Chiengsaen"" type, or Sing One, which received a significant amount of influence from the Pala style art, which flourished in north east India between the 8th and 12th century. Lanna artist blended these influences into a individualized level of artistry, creating a distinct style of Buddha sculptures. XXX The primary resemblance to Pala is distinguished here by the image seated in the 'Vajrasana' (soles pointed upward) posture, and the hand held in the 'Maravijaya' mudra, with the right hand on the right knee in the gesture of subduing Mara. Image Details: A spiritual image of Buddha seated cross-legged in Vajrasana posture. The body plump 'Khanon Thom' covered by a Sanghati Robe worn diagonally over the left shoulder, and is graced by a heavily-pleated flap draped above the nipple, and marked with a v-shaped notch. The right shoulder is left bare. The Buddha features a well rounded face, with almond-shaped eyes downcast, curved eyebrows meet above a prominent nose, rounded chin, and contoured lips with an exalted expression, appears smiling. The head is covered by large pin curls whorled to the right, surmounted by a hemispherical 'Ushnisha', topped by a smooth conical ornament finial. XXX The entirety is supported by an elaborate single level pedestal with double-lotus bud ornamentation. The bronze surface has naturally aged to a deep chocolate brown patina with traces of gilded gold on the surface. The core within the bronze is completely in tact, consisting of a tempered clay, with fossilized traces of rice husk throughout. The bronze is heavy for its size, with the alloy being thick within the sculptures body. The figure remains in its original state as acquire with no condition issues. Data Observation: Heavy for its size, thickly cast. Excellent condition, with only minor imperfections such as casting flaws. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. Origin:xxxxxxxxx Chiang Mai Province, northern Thailand. Period:xxxxxxxx Lanna style. Composition:xx Bronze. Dimensions:xxx Height: 5.75 inches (14.61.cm). Observation:xxx Extremely refine, with exacting detail. Heavy, thickly cast. Estimate Value: $1,500 - $2,500.00 (USD). 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 With Auctiva's FREE Counter

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