Wooden Marble Sitting Buddha – WMSB00023
Thailand, wood and marble (face) sitting Rattanakosin Buddha, period 1800-1820, rama 2nd. The Buddha seated on high based in the bhumisparsha mudra posture of meditation as a symbol the Buddha was away from earth in Tavatisma heaven and the earth to witness. He wears a lotus ornamented crown around the flaming usnisha which signifies his attainment of pristine enlightened consciousness, decorated with jeweled earrings, necklaces, armbands, bracelets and girdle. His face bears a gentle smile. Very rare pieces.