Laos, 16th century
A bronze Buddha Maravijaya sitting in Sukhasana, with his hands in the Bhumishparsa mudra. Black lacquered bronze with traces of gilding. His foot pad is decorated with a Chakra, his habit is decorated with sylised flowers. His lips, nails, the Chakra and the flowers are all inlaid in silver.
H. 118 cm
Collection Moreau Gobard, Paris
Collection Marcel Nies, Antwerp
Private collection, Germany