Central Java - 7th/8th century
A very rare gold standing Buddha in the attitude of spelling fear on a gold lotus pedestal.
The lotus flower represents the rebirth and the reincarnation. The lotus flower is rising and blowing above the murk to achieve the enlightenment.
Date: 7th/8th century
Origine: Central Java
Condition:Very high quality of gold smithing
Size: H : 146 mm , W : 42 mm , 58,7 gr.
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From the collection of an indonesian Maharadja's family. Acquisition by Dr.Zelnik early 90's in Jakarta.
The piece is published in the book " Gold treasure of the Cham Kingdoms" Vol.2 . p .134. and in the grand album " The Zelnik istván Southeast Asian Gold Museum " p . 96 . The piece was exibited in the Southeast Asian Gold Museum in Budapest,2012-2015.
The piece was insured by Allinz Germany for EUR 200 000.-
The Supplier warrants that is has obtained this lot in a legal manner. This lot comes from the collection of Dr. István Zelnik.
Dr.István Zelnik, former high ranking diplomat, researcher, founder of the "Zelnik István Southeast Asian Goldmuseum" and the "Southeast Asian Research Institute" has collected in the past more than 53 years the largest Asian Private Collection in Europe.
With more than 70.000 pieces of art objects including porcelain, faience, ivory, bronze, wood, silver,g old gemstone,etc. -this collection is unique in the world.
10 very presentative albums are published presenting different parts of his treasures:
- The Zelnik istván Southeast Asian Goldmuseum
- Gold Masks of Asian
- Gold Treasures of the Cham Kingdoms , Vol . 1
- The Ca Mau Shipwreck Porcelain Vol.1
- Gold Treasures of the Cham Kingdoms, Vol. 2
- The Ca Mau Shipwreck Porcelain , Vol. 2
- The Burmese Gemstone Amulets and Talismans - Zoomorphic
- The Burmese Gemstone Amulets and Talismans- Antropomorphic
- Silk of the Gods - Khmer Silk
- The Burmese Gemsotne Pectoral Beads
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