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Gilt-bronze Figure of Six-armed Bodhisattva

Auction:
3084B
Lot:
105
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3084B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 16, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze Figure of Six-armed Bodhisattva, Tibetan China, 18th/19th century, seated cross-legged with her all hands in vitarka mudra except the top right hand holding a dagger, ht. 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

dagger repaired/replaced, repairs to several fingers, minor tarnishing and surface dirt.


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

Bodhisattva, Buddhism, Buddhist culture, Gestures, Indian iconography, Indian religions, Mudra, Religion, Tibet, Vajrayana, Vitarka

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