Offered by Galerie Samarcande
Ancient art, Islamic world, Asian art
Stucco sculpture representing the head of Buddha, the face with downcast eyes illuminated with a soft smile with curly lips, the curly hair raised in a high bun topped with the ushnisha.
Dvâravatî is a civilization that developed from the 6th to the 11th century in central Thailand and southern Burma, following the destruction of the Fou-nan empire (in English, Funan). This period corresponds to the introduction of Buddhism from India to the region of Southeast Asia.
From the 10th century, the Dvaravati kingdom became a vassal of the Khmer Empire.
Thaïland, Dvaravati, 7th – 8th century
Dimensions : H.53 cm x L. 44 cm (H. 83 cm x L.53 cm avec le socle)
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