Burmese Gold Lacquer Buddha T18

//Burmese Gold Lacquer Buddha T18

Size 10cm Tall

Price £155 With Free UK Shipping

19thC Burmese Buddha made entirely from Lacquer and finished in with Gold Leaf. This type of Burmese Buddha is know as Dekkhina-thaka-Buddha. Legend said that while sat by the Muchalinda Naga Lake he Sheltered from the sun by placing lotus leaves on his head.On the underside of this is the lotus pond image with fish conch and plants all made using lacquer.These images are not found in temples but in peoples homes where they bring wealth and protect from fire. This is a nice example with no major damage.