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Statue Fragment

Object Number:89-13-17
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Buddhist
Provenience: Thailand
Period: Ayutthaya Period
Date Made: Late Ayutthaya
Early Date: 1550
Late Date: 1799
Section:Asian
Materials:Gilding
Lacquer
Clay
Technique:Gilded
Lacquered
Iconography:Buddha Head
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

Buddha head lacquered and gilded over terracotta core. Jeweled tiered crown and raised urna. The first tier of the head band and urna is raised as if inlayed or painted to resemble jewels. Traces of red on some of the raised areas. Mounted on wood base. Broken at neck. Probably 18th century.

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