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Rare 19th C. Rattanakosin Gilt Bronze Buddha Altar Display Thailand Dhyani Mudra For Sale
19th Century Rattanakosin Buddha This is an elaborate Rattanakosin style seated buddha in the dhyani mudra position on a tiered throne. In this mudra, the back of the right hand rests on the palm of the other in such a way that the tips of the thumbs lightly touch one another. The hands rest in the lap. The right hand, resting on top, symbolizes the state of enlightenment; the other hand, resting below, the world of appearance. This gesture expresses overcoming the world of appearance through enlightenment, as well as the enlightened state of mind for which samsara and nirvana are one. In a special form of this mudra, the middle, ring, and little fingers of both hands lie on top one another and the thumbs and index finger of each hand, touching each other, form a circle, which here also symbolizes the world of appearance and the true nature of reality. When the capital of Thailand moved to Bankok in 1782 this highly detailed style became predominant.This statue features very fine gilded detail and red lacquer. Condition:The unisa above the head is slightly bent. Age consistent wear to lacquer and gilt Measures:11 1/2" x 7 1/8" x 4 3/4" Weight:5 pounds 9 ounces Our inventory is comprised of only hand-picked exotic estate and antique items, chosen specifically for their provenance, excellence andcultural significance. Shop now for one of a kind gift ideas unlike any others. Vintage and antique items will show some signs of wear and use; may have some imperfections, but this only adds to the mystique and charm of things that have been well-loved for generations. We do our best to make note of any imperfections and take plenty of quality photos so that our buyers know exactly what they are purchasing. If you would like to see more photos please feel free to send us an email. Thank you for looking. We appreciate your business.We kindly ask that payment be made within five days of the sale closing. Your item will be shipped promptly.SALES TAX: 6% sales tax will be charged for all items delivered to or picked up from our business in PA. SHIPPING:Packages are shipped daily Monday through Friday, so your item will arrive quickly! We ship via the US Postal Service unless noted; your shipment will include free Delivery Confirmation for all United States customers. MISSING PARCELS:Non-delivery - Please contact us if you think your parcel has not arrived in a timely manner. CONTACT:Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns. We can be reached at (717) 439-6400 from 8-6pm Eastern Standard Time.
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Rare 19th C. Rattanakosin Gilt Bronze Buddha Altar Display Thailand Dhyani Mudra: $490