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Bronze Figure of Maitreya Buddha

Auction:
2906T
Lot:
1812
Sold for:
$197$160

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Auction:
Discovery - 2906T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 31, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Bronze Figure of Maitreya Buddha, Tibetan China, seated straight on a lotus throne, cross-legged with her hands holding vajras, downcast eyes, slender waist, dressed in a beaded robe, ht. 9 in.
Estimate $300-400

missing beads, surface dirt, otherwise in good condition.


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

Bodhisattvas, Buddhahood, Buddhist eschatology, Maitreya, Messianism, Padma, Religious iconography

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