Antique buddha artifact/statue

Jul 20, 2021. 04:00 UTC
Antique Buddha artifact/statue
Lynne
United States of America

Category
Buddha statues

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

Some kind of metal. Head only on wooden mounting. Head is approx 4 3/4 inches high

Provenance

Relative was a friend of the Kaufmann family of Pittsburgh (Kaufmann Department Stores / Fallingwater). Over the years she acquired various gifts from the family. Not sure where the Asian artifacts came from other than she was told they were from a temple and brought home from abroad and given to her.

Answered within 5 days
Jul 24, 23:55 UTC
By Leah I.

Fair Market Value

$100 - $400 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$250 USD
What does this mean?

This is a bronze Buddha head, possibly from Thailand. It resembles others made in the 19th century, but I cannot be sure of the date. Below are links to similar pieces with their hammer prices. Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.

$40, 4”, Tibetan
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/42074991_tibetan-buddha-bronze-head-bust-675

2 for $50, 5”, Thai
​​https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/68549314_two-small-thai-bronze-heads-of-buddha

$80, 7”
​​https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/90916644_bronze-buddha-head

$100, 7”, 19th c., Thai
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/17302076_small-thai-bronze-head-of-buddha-19th-c-h-7-12-in

$130, 4”
​​https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/56846024_small-bronze-head-of-buddha-on-wood-base-4

2 for $130, 4”, Thai
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/4579768_2495-thai-small-bronze-buddha-heads

$150, 4”, Thai
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/65638632_thai-small-buddha-head

$150, 7”, 19th c.
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/46027425_thai-bronze-buddha-head-fragment

$200, 7”, Thai, 19h c.
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/17152992_bronze-buddha-head-fragment

$325, Thai, 10”
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/42352299_thai-sukhothai-style-bronze-buddha-head

$500, 18th c. , Thai, 7”
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/45666583_18th-century-thai-bronze-buddha-head

$700, 14th/15th c., Thai, 4”
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/8231765_262-bronze-head-of-buddha-thai-14th15th-century-th

Unsold, est. 300-500, 4”, Thai
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/74379242_thai-small-bronze-buddha-head

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