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Fifteen Buddhist Gilt-bronze and Bronze Miniature Items

Auction:
2992B
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2992B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Fifteen Buddhist Gilt-bronze and Bronze Miniature Items, China, a gilt-bronze Buddha seated on a lotus throne above an elongated hexagonal multitier pedestal, mounted on a wood stand; six finials mostly in the shapes of monks with praying hands, all standing except one seated with his right leg raised; six finials of figures mostly with their hands on belly or chest, some holding offerings, one with a bodhisattva, all gilt; a bronze Buddha standing with a bowl in his left hand; and a gilt bronze finial of a guardian figure, ht. to 4 1/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

some with breakage, all with loss of gilt, patinas, soiling.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Bodhisattvas, Buddhism, Finial, Gautama Buddha, Indian religions, Korean Buddhist sculpture, Religion

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