South Asian Collection, ‘Thai Standing Buddha’, ca. 14, Seraphin Gallery

Standing in samapada on an octagonal plinth supporting a lotus-bud base with a frieze of stylized stamen; wearing a tightly fitted sanghati his face with a serene expression with downcast eyes beneath arched brows, aquiline nose and bow-shaped mouth, his hair tightly curled and surmounted by a flaming cintamani. The Buddha is in the posture of holding an alms bowl; one of the six attitudes popular during the Chieng-Saen period.

Ithaca College Museum of Art,
Ithaca, New York ,Spring 1971
Catalog exhibition entitled 'Art of Thailand'
Item Number28; loan 404.70L

Collection of James E. Bogle; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Acquired 10 December 1958,Ayutthaya, Thailand from Wanchai ( an antique dealer introduce to me by Jim Thompson).