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Gilt-bronze Buddha

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2528B
Lot:
819
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 03, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze Buddha, China, seated figure of Buddha in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his right hand in bhumisparsa mudra, his left hand in dhyana mudra, his closely fitted robe with crisply cast folds showing his right shoulder, Yongle six-character mark to the back, ht. 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Rubbing to the gilt

Keywords

China, Buddhahood, Buddhism, Chinese ceramics, Gestures, Iconography, Korean Buddhist sculpture, Mudra, Vajrayana Buddhism

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