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Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
792
Sold for:
$8,888$7,500

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

Description:

Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, China, seated figure of Maitreya in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his hands in dhyana mudra, wearing large rosette earrings and beaded jewels, Yongle incised mark to the top of the throne, ht. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

China, Bodhisattvas, Buddhism, Buddhist eschatology, Chinese ceramics, Korean Buddhist sculpture, Maitreya, Messianism, Mudra

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