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Gilt-bronze Figure of Buddha

Auction:
3025B
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3025B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze Figure of Buddha, Thailand, 18th century style, standing on a double lotus base, with both hands in abhaya mudra, ht. 19 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

losses and cracking in progress to gilt, damage to the topknot, spotty patinas, heavy surface dirt to some areas.


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

Thailand, Buddhahood, Buddhism, Buddhist culture, DÄ«pankara Buddha, Gestures, Indian iconography, Indian religions, Kanishka, Mudra, Religion, Vajrayana

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