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Three Figural Bronzes

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
417
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Three Figural Bronzes, Japan, one depicting Buddha seated in lotus pose with hands in abhaya mudra; a standing Guanyin depicted wearing flowing robes; and a quail standing on a grain stem with a hollow interior and removable back piece, with incised feather details, ht. to 7 3/4 in.

Provenance: Sold to benefit the preservation of the collections of the Danvers Historical Society.
Estimate $300-400


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Keywords

Japan, Abhaya, Buddhahood, Buddhist culture, Gestures, Guanyin, Iconography, Mudra, Pure Land Buddhism

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