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Thailand

Buddha Shakyamuni carrying an alms bowl - flame finial 19th century Creation Notes: Rattanakosin period (1782 to present)
Materials & Technique: sculptures, bronze, lacquer, gold leaf Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.801.B
Provenance:
  • with antique dealer Santi Vichyastit of Santi's, Bangkok, 1977 or before
  • from which bought by the Australian National Gallery, 1977
  • The collecting history of this sculpture is partial. Its whereabouts are unknown prior to its purchase in Bangkok in 1977. The National Gallery of Australia welcomes further information regarding its history of ownership prior to 1977.