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Bronze Figure of Lama

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
271
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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

Description:

Bronze Figure of Lama, Tibetan China, possibly 17th/18th century, seated on a double lotus throne with his hands in dhyana mudra, on a separate three-layered lotus pedestal, overall ht. 9, figure ht. 6 3/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

extensive gilt loss, minor potting flaws, breakages, nicks, heavy soiling to lotus base


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

Buddhist culture, Geography of Asia, Gestures, Human behavior, Indian iconography, Indian religions, Lotus Cars, Mudra, Tibet, Vajrayana

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