Facial fragment of the Buddha in meditation, with a serene expression and downcast eyes inlaid with with mother-of-pearl. The stylized face has all the classic Ayutthaya features, arched eyebrows that surround the inlaid eyes and flow into a pointed nose as well as the outlined lips. Mounted on a contemporary stand.
12″ tall 6″ wide 5″ deep (incl. stand), bronze, gold leaf and lacquer, Thailand (Ayutthaya), 18th century