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Gilt-bronze Bodhisattva

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
801
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$2,133$1,800

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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 right hand in varada mudra, his left holding the long stem of a lotus rising to his side, wearing a close-fitting dhoti with beaded ornament, ht. 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Rubbing to the gilt

Keywords

China, Bodhisattvas, Buddhism, Gestures, Iconography, Maitreya, Mudra, Vajrayana Buddhism

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