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Carved Jade Buddha

Auction:
2315
Lot:
473
Sold for:
$38,188$32,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2315
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 22, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Jade Buddha, China, 18th century, nephrite of a celadon color with tan markings, seated image of Maitreya on a double lotus throne of gilt bronze with turquoise enamel, gilt flame halo at the back with auspicious emblems, figure itself jeweled with gilt mounts set with malachite, lapis and coral cabochons, ht. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Jade Buddha, China, Bodhisattvas, Buddhahood, Celadon, Chinese ceramics, Gemstones, Hardstone carving, Jade, Maitreya, Nephrite, Porcelain, Turquoise

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