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Thailand, Ayutthaya Period, 16th/17th century | Seated Buddha

UK: Greenford Park WarehouseVAT applies to buyers outside the UK

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

Thailand, Ayutthaya Period, 16th/17th century | Seated Buddha

Thailand, Ayutthaya Period, 16th/17th century | Seated Buddha

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

Lot sold:

75,600

GBP

Thailand

Ayutthaya Period, 16th/17th century

Seated Buddha


lacquered and gilt bronze

97cm. high; 38 in.

The surface with patination and some flaking throughout, few areas with retouching, notably gold paint to face, the top of his head (with bud), comes off like a lid, remnants of red paint to right hand, some scratches, underside appears hollow, please note that contrary to the printed catalogue, in which this lot is pictured on a modern base, it does not come with that base, as viewed.  


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

‘Please note that where the buyer is from within the UK the lot is sold with no VAT symbol. Where the buyer resides outside the UK the lot is invoiced as if it bore the “†” symbol.’
Christie's, London, The Dani and Anna Ghigo Collection, 11 May 2016, lot 101.