Produced in the workshops of Ayutthaya, the former Thai capital of Siam.
Standing Figure of the Buddha by Unknown Artist, 15001599
© V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)
- Copper alloy with traces of gilding & mother of pearl
- 168 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £20,000 ( Total: £78,000)
- Acquired in:
- Jean Nies
Large scale. His right hand is raised in a gesture of reassurance and his left parallels the folds in his robes. He stands on a lotus base with raised petals.
In western collections since at least the 1960s; bought from a German private collection by the vendor in 1994.