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September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Gilt-bronze Buddha

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM


Gilt-bronze Buddha, Tibetan China, 18th century, seated cross-legged in dhyanasana pose, with hands in dharmachakra mudra, on a triangular double lotus throne, chased floral and foliate scroll details along the hems of the flowing robe, (missing urna),double vajra mark on base, ht. 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

in good condition with minor loss of gilt to some areas, the head with heavy surface dirt, trace of blue paint to hair, forehead missing its urna inlay.

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