Buddha Enthroned

Bronze | 175.7 x 65.7 x 41.3cm | c. 1180-1220

Thailand, Chaiyaphun province

The identification of Buddhist monarchs with overt symbols of worldly wealth and power was characteristic of the time of the Angkor king Jayavarman VII (1181–c. 1218). Although Buddhism rejects worldly possessions, the association of Khmer kings with...
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