Burmese 18th Century Bronze Shan Buddha


Burmese 18th Century Bronze Shan Buddha. This Buddha is placed in temples and at stupas as objects of commemoration and devotion. He holds his right hand downward in the earth-touching gesture (bhumisparsha mudra) with which he calls the earth goddess to affirm that he is entitled to attain enlightenment following his triumph over Mara, the destroyer. This particular statue has wonderful brown patina and it contains a payer inside. Fine engraved details on hair, face, earlobes, garment and base.



Height: 11.25 in. (28.58 cm) Width: 5.25 in. (13.34 cm) Depth: 2.25 in. (5.72 cm)

Materials and Techniques:

Bronze, Hand-Crafted

Place of Origin:



Early 19th Century


Good Wear consistent with age and use.

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