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Gilt-bronze Figure of Avalokitesvara

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze Figure of Avalokitesvara, Sino-Tibet, 18th century, seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus throne, with hands in dhyana with a covered jarlet on the palm, painted details (now mostly lost), double vajra mark on base, ht. 6 5/8 in.

Provenance: Purchased in China in the 1930s, then by descent to the present owner.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

gilt and pigment loss, minor tarnishing, some beads lost.


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Keywords

China, AvalokiteĊ›vara, Bodhisattvas, Buddhist tantras, Continents, Geography of Asia, Indian religions, Throne, Tibet, Vajra, Yidams

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