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Porcelain Buddha

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
612
Sold for:
$15,405$13,000

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

Description:

Porcelain Buddha, China, Jiaqing period (1796-1820), standing figure of Buddha with his right hand holding a small bo, his left in varada mudra, wearing foliate crown, his face, bare chest, and arms with gilding, robes finely painted in polychrome enamels, wood stand, ht. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Loss to the topknot

Keywords

Porcelain Buddha, China, Buddhahood, Buddhism, Chinese ceramics, Gestures, Gilding, Iconography, Mudra, Vajrayana Buddhism

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