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Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
794
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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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 Vajradhara in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his hands in dharmachakra mudra, holding long stems of lotuses rising to the each side, wearing close-fitting dhoti with beaded ornament, ht. 8 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Loss to the beads and extensive loss to the gilding

Keywords

China, Gestures, Iconography, Mudra, Vajrayana Buddhism

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