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Gilt-bronze Buddha

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
795
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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

Description:

Gilt-bronze Buddha, China, 18th century, seated figure of Buddha in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his hands in dhyana mudra, his close-fitting robe with incised flower and foliate hem, with downcastyes and elongated earlobes, his hair with blue dye, open base, ht. 7 5/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Loss to the gilding

Keywords

China, Buddhahood, Buddhism, Iconography, Mudra, Vajrayana Buddhism

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