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Bronze Statue of Ananda

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Bronze Statue of Ananda, China, possibly Ming dynasty, standing on a lotus pedestal, his hands in namaskara mudra, his face with downcast eyes and faint smile, traces of gilt lacquer, ht. 10 3/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

spotty traces of painted pigments, cracks and holes to some area.


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, Buddhist culture, Gestures, Human behavior, Indian iconography, Indian religions, Mudra, Pedestal, Religion, Vajrayana

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