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Seller: siamgalleryco (526) 96.4%, Location: Bangkok, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 153235723130 SIAM GALLERY Co. INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART BURMA. CAMBODIA. CHINA. INDIA. INDONESIA. JAPAN. LANKA. LAO. THAILAND. TIBET. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ PRICE REDUCED FROM - $1,489.00 - GREAT VALUE Rare Southeast Asia Gilded Bronze Buddhist Disciple 'Phra Sangkajai', 18th Century. Overview:x Phra Sangkajai, a fat body monk, has traces of hair on his head, looks similar to the Buddha, while Budai is clearly bald, still they were sometimes confused as the other. His figure appears throughout Southeast Asian culture and Buddhist temples as a representation of contentment, with both hands in an iconography gesture holding his pot-belly. xxx He is depicted seated in the 'Virasana' posture, with one leg atop the sole of the other foot. The profile is plump with both hands rest beneath his potruding pot-belly, signifying a full stomach, filled with wealth. He is wearing a long diaphanous garment in Theravadin Buddhist fashion, with the robe folded across the left shoulder, leaving the right shoulder and breast partially uncovered. The end fold of the robe draped gracefully over his shoulder, overlapped and ending in a square knotch at chest level. The face is portrayed in delicate detail, with a serene expression, cheeks are plump, nose prominent, heavy arched eyebrows set above bulging eyes, and exaggerated earlobes rest on his shoulders. His head is covered in graduated sections of hair curls, whorled with open spaces, indicating a thinning effect, both at the top and behind the head.xxx Phra Sangkajai (Sangkachai) was a Buddhist Arhat during the time of Lord Buddha. Buddha praised Phra Sangkajai for his excellence in explaining sophisticated 'Dharma' in easily and correctly understandable manner. Origin:xxxxxxxxx Ayutthaya Province, Thailand. Period:xxxxxxxx 18th Century. Composition:xx Bronze alloy, aged green malachite patina w/ gilt gold. Dimensions:xxx Height: 6.0 inches (15.24cm). Observation:xxx Excellent Condition, minor dents and chips at base as shown.Tempered sandy-clay core, visibly intacked. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. Estimate Value: We are offering this item to our Ebay audience at a considerable lower wholesale value. Shipping: Item(s) shipped direct from Thailand worldwide, through Thailand Post Register Airmail - EMS (2-3 weeks). 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. The winning bidder agrees that any and all claims for loss, damage, or confiscated by country customs of the item will be handled solely through the insurance claims process or the shipping carrier. 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. Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter

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