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Bronze Stele

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
256
Sold for:
$14,220$12,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 03, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Bronze Stele, Eastern India, Pala period, 9th century, of rectangular shape, image of an enthroned Buddha surrounded by attendants, heavenly apsaras and devotees, his right hand in bhumisparsa and his left in dhyana mudra, patina of malachite with azurite deposits, 11 x 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $20,000-25,000

Keywords

India, Azurite, Carbonate minerals, Iconography, Malachite, Mudra

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