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Bronze Bodhisattva

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
793
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

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

Description:

Bronze Bodhisattva, China, figure of Maitreya seated on a rectangular throne with both feet on the ground, his hands in dharmachakra mudra, holding long stems of lotuses rising to the each side, wearing a close-fitting dhoti with beaded ornament, with downcast eyes and hair with blue dye, ht. 8 7/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

China, Bodhisattvas, Buddhism, Buddhist eschatology, Dhoti, Maitreya, Messianism, Mudra

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