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Buddhist Gilt-bronze Openwork Handled Aureole

Auction:
3132T
Lot:
1320
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 3132T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Buddhist Gilt-bronze Openwork Handled Aureole, China, in the shape of a flaming double arch with a seated Buddha in the center, lacquered and gilt front, plain back, ht. 10 in.

Asian Art Online
Estimate $300-500

minor loss of gilt and lacquered details.


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Keywords

China, Art history, Aureola, Buddhist art, Christian iconography, Openwork, Visual arts

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