Origin: Siam, Circa: 19th century
H 15 in. (38 cm), W 4 in. (10 cm), D 3.6 in. (9 cm)
Condition: Finial bent, overall very good!
Heavily gilded and richly ornamented garments, with armbands, bracelets and anklets, flames rise up on the robe, and at the shoulders and lower section of the high crown; his hands are holding a large singing bowl, a gesture unique to Thai iconography. The Buddha's austere countenance seems to smolder and glow, highlighting the smooth roundness, the full features and numinous smile of perfect bliss. This statue is an instrument for such realization.