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Painted Bronze Buddha

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
267
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Painted Bronze Buddha, China, possibly 17th century, seated in dhyanasana on a three-layered lotus throne on a circular base, with his right hand in abhaya mudra, with a modern wood stand, ht. 8 1/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

flaking pigments, surface dirt, minor rusting.


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

China, Buddhahood, Buddhism, Buddhist culture, Gestures, Indian iconography, Indian religions, Kanishka, Mudra, Religion, Vajrayana

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