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Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
798
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 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 ornaments inset with turquoise and coral beads, his close-fitting dhoti with delicately incised and stippled foliate hems, ht. 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Loss to the beads

Keywords

China, Buddhism, Buddhist practices, Gestures, Iconography, Maitreya, Mudra, Vajrayana Buddhism

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