1. Standing Buddha
Lopburi XIV-XV century
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.