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Gilt-bronze Buddha

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1604
Sold for:
$23,700$20,000

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

Description:

Gilt-bronze Buddha, Tibet, 17th/18th century, seated in dhyanasana pose on a lotus throne supported by a rectangular pedestal cast with two elephants, his hands in bhumisparsa and dhyana mudras, and wearing a close-fitting sanghati leaving his right shoulder bare, ht. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Rubbing to the gilding

Keywords

Tibet, Buddhism, Gestures, Gilding, Iconography, Mudra, Vajrayana Buddhism

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