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Seated Burmese Mandalay Buddha

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A 19th century hardwood sculpture of a seated Mandalay Buddha.

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A 19th century hardwood sculpture of a seated Mandalay Buddha from Burma. The focus in the expression on this Buddha’s face inspires us to contemplate the nature of the enlightened one. Adorned in the plain monk robe across the left shoulder we see that the master carver took great pleasure in revealing the delicate folds of fabric from the heart of the hardwood while adding lavish color to the borders of the robe and forehead with colorful glass inlay. Seated with the right hand fingers touching the ground in the Bhumisparsha Mudra, this gestures calls upon the Earth Goddess to witness the Buddha’s enlightenment. This piece is novel in that the left hand with palm open to the sky is removable.

At the end of the 18th Century a new style of Buddha images emerged in Burma. Centered around the city of Mandalay which was considered the heart of Burma’s Buddhist art, thanks to the patronage of King Mandon, a devout Buddhist himself. Mandalay Period art focused on a realism in the features of the Buddha and his attire. The style of the faces is oval with long, pointed nose, full lips and almond eyes defined by clear eyebrows. Elongated to the shoulders, the curved earlobes are placed well behind the round ushnisha, a protrusion at the top of the head illustrating the Buddha’s enlightenment. Also notable is the wide, glass inlaid stripe at the rim of the face clearly delineating the forehead from the hair.

Elegant Buddha, deep in concentration, your elegant attire and sincere face reminds us of the peace we seek and the path to finding it.
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Store location Kilauea Gallery
Weight including packaging (lbs) 15.0000
Height 17 inches | 43.2 cm
Width 13 inches | 33 cm
Length 10.5 inches | 26.7 cm
Artifact type Statue
Metal type Gold gilt
Materials Hardwood
Period 19th century
Country of origin Burma
Culture of origin Mandalay
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