Asian art

Bagan period: 1044 - 1347

Bagan Buddha statue

Buddha statues from the Bagan period are easy to recognise because of their round face. Their expression is mostly strict and not very friendly. The body is strong and muscular. A half-circle or triangle is shown in the top of the head (Ushnisha). The urna is frequently short. At most sitting Bagan Buddha statues the dress (Sanghati) is worn around the left shoulder. At standing Buddha statues, the Sanghatiis worn around both shoulders. Many Buddha images from the Bagan period have been made of bronze, iron, sandstone or wood but the most images are located in pagodas and have been made of bricks and plaster.

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Buddha statues from the Bagan period

Bagan, also called Pagan, is one of the previous capitals of Burma. It was the capital of the Pagan-kingdom. This kingdom is also been called the First Burmese Kingdom.

Even nowadays, Bagan still has the largest collection of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins. There are thousands of temples, many of them are still in relatively good condition. During the 1975 earthquake, many temples and stupas were damaged. Still now the consequences can be seen around Bagan area. Bagan is an important pilgrimage centre for Buddhists around the world. It is also listed as a nomination on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Site.

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12th century Pagan Votive Tablet

12th century Pagan Votive Tablet

500 euro
12th century Pagan Votive Tablet

12th century Pagan Votive Tablet

550 euro
12th century Pagan Votive Tablet

12th century Pagan Votive Tablet

600 euro
Large antique Bagan Buddha statue

Large antique Bagan Buddha statue

4500 euro
Antique bronze Pagan Buddha statue

Antique bronze Pagan Buddha statue

2600 euro
Old bronze Pagan Buddha statue

Old bronze Pagan Buddha statue

2700 euro
Original bronze Pagan Buddha statue

Original bronze Pagan Buddha statue

Original bronze Pagan Buddha statue

Original bronze Pagan Buddha statue

Old bronze Pagan Buddha statue

Old bronze Pagan Buddha statue

500 euro
Antique bronze Pagan Buddha statue

Antique bronze Pagan Buddha statue

750 euro
Old bronze Pagan Buddha statue

Old bronze Pagan Buddha statue

250 euro
Old bronze Pagan Buddha

Old bronze Pagan Buddha

575 euro
14-15th century Late Pagan Buddha

14-15th century Late Pagan Buddha

7500 euro
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