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Gilt-bronze Figure of the Dalai Lama

Auction:
3084B
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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

Description:

Gilt-bronze Figure of the Dalai Lama, Tibetan China, 18th century style, seated on a double lotus throne with his both hands in vitarka mudra, double vajra mark on base, ht. 6 in .
Estimate $4,000-6,000

breakage to the right adornment over shoulder , minor gilt loss.


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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