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Gilt-bronze Vairocana

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2528B
Lot:
976
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze Vairocana, Tibet, 18th/19th century, seated in dhyanasana pose atop a lotus throne, the six-armed divinity with his primary hands in dharmacakra mudra, his lower right hand in varada mudra, and the remaining hands holding a lotus, ewer, and sword, his close-fitting dhoti with finely incised patterns, wearing a foliate crown, ht. 8 1/2 in.

Provenance: Annelise Freiheit Collection and in a private collection since.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Tibet, Mudra, Vajrayana Buddhism

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