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Sukhothai-style Bronze Buddha Head

Auction:
3084B
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Sukhothai-style Bronze Buddha Head, Thailand, possibly 13th/14th century, with downcast eyes, aquiline nose, and hint of smile on lips, five-pointed ushnisha on topknot, mounted on a modern lacquer stand, head ht. 3 1/8 in.

Provenance: Purchased from J.J. Klejman, New York, October 10, 1969.
Estimate $500-700

old chip to the tip of ushnisa.


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

Buddhism, Buddhist culture, Dalai Lama, Gestures, Indian iconography, Indian religions, Mudra, Religion, Tibetan Buddhism, Vajra, Vajrayana, Vitarka

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