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1. Standing Buddha
Thailand
Lopburi XIV-XV century
Red sandstone
79 cm
Standing Buddha

Sculpture carved in the round of a standing Buddha. The head, the feet and the hands which were in the position of abhaya mudra (absence of fear) are missing.
The Buddha is dressed with jewelry and a sanghati monastic robe with a broad belt and a central fold between the legs.
The style is influenced by Lopburi art. Located in northeastern of Thailand, Lopburi was a provincial capital during the Khmer empire, Buddha images of the period display some Khmer influence.

Provenance: old French collection purchased at the gallery Perret-Vibert (Paris) in 1973

Conditions: the Buddha has been restored, the surface still show some traces of lacquer.

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