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Gilt-bronze Buddha

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1603
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

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

Description:

Gilt-bronze Buddha, Sino-Tibetan, 18th century, seated in dhyanasana pose atop a double-lotus throne, his right hand resting on his knee in vitarka and his left in dhyana mudra, his closely fitted diaphanous robe with finely incised borders, incised Tibetan inscription on the throne, ht. 10 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Not sealed and made in pieces of repousé copper and joined together

Keywords

Buddhahood, Buddhism, Gestures, Iconography, Meditation, Mudra, Vajrayana Buddhism, Vitarka

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