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Lopburi period (7th-14th centuries) Thailand
Altarpiece with crowned Buddha 1250-1300 Place made: Lopburi style, Thailand
Creation Notes: Lopburi period (7th-14th centuries)
Materials & Technique: sculptures, bronze; lost wax casting
Dimensions: 48.6 h x 29.5 w x 12.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1344.A-B
  • The supplied chain of ownership for this object is currently being reviewed and further research is underway. The provenance information listed has been substantiated by documentation. Details may be refined and updated as research progresses.
  • with antique dealer Peng Seng, Bangkok, c 1968 or before
  • who sold it to HRH Prince Bhanubandhu Yugala, c 1968 or before
  • who sold it to Isidor Kahane of art dealership Spink and Son, Zurich, c 1968
  • who sold it through art dealership Spink and Son, Zurich
  • to the Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 1979 for CHF 95,000