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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3212B Boston
March 22, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Gilt-bronze Figure of Avalokitesvara

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


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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