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Gilt-bronze Figure of a Kneeling Deity

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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

Description:

Gilt-bronze Figure of a Kneeling Deity, Nepal or Tibetan China, possibly late 18th century, with her hands in anjali mudra at her chest, a hole to base, with a stand, ht. 5 7/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

some surface wear, gilt loss, surface dirt.


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Keywords

Nepal, Anjali, Buddhist culture, Gestures, Indian iconography, Indian religions, Mudra, Ormolu, Religion, Vajrayana, Visual arts

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