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Furniture and objets d'art
Buddha in dry lacquer of very large dimensions (112 to the flame) in the position of Bhumisparsa mùdra, or taking the earth as witness.
This attitude represents the Buddha's awakening and symbolizes the victory over Mâra, god of desires, death and demons.
Burma, Shan States, late 18th-early 19th c.
Reinforcement underneath, shaved flamed not original.