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  • Eighteen Mostly Buddhist Archaic Gilt-bronze and Bronze Miniature Items

    Lot: 60
    Sold for: $17,220$14,000

    Eighteen Mostly Buddhist Archaic Gilt-bronze and Bronze Miniature Items, China, ten figures of Buddhas, bodhisattvas, and celestial devas, all on stands except one; five finial figures of more ...

  • Fifteen Buddhist Gilt-bronze and Bronze Miniature Items

    Lot: 61
    Sold for: $14,760$12,000

    Fifteen Buddhist Gilt-bronze and Bronze Miniature Items, China, a gilt-bronze Buddha seated on a lotus throne above an elongated hexagonal multitier pedestal, mounted on a wood stand; six finials more ...

  • Three Brass Buddhist Figures

    Lot: 62
    Sold for: $2,460$2,000

    Three Brass Buddhist Figures, Tibetan China, 19th/20th century, a Tara seated in "royal ease" on a lotus throne with her right foot on a lotus flower, hollow base; a Damchen Garwai Nagpo riding a more ...

  • Gilt-copper Alloy Figure of Buddha

    Lot: 63
    Sold for: $2,829$2,300

    Gilt-copper Alloy Figure of Buddha, Tibet, 14th/15th century style, seated cross-legged on a double lotus throne, his hands in bhumisparsha mudra, painted lips and eyes, a double vajra mark on base, more ...

  • Parcel Gilt-bronze Figure of Standing Tara

    Lot: 64
    Sold for: $1,046$850

    Parcel Gilt-bronze Figure of Standing Tara, Tibetan China, on a double lotus base (separately cast), her body configured with two separate casts joined at the waist, her right arm slightly open to more ...

  • Gilt-bronze Figure of Mahakala

    Lot: 65
    Sold for: $1,599$1,300

    Gilt-bronze Figure of Mahakala, China, 19th/20th century, the two-armed deity standing in alidhasana on a lotus base, with a vajra in one hand and the other raised in apana mudra, backed by a more ...

  • Gilt-bronze Figure of Tsongkhapa

    Lot: 66
    Unsold  

    Gilt-bronze Figure of Tsongkhapa, Sino-Tibet, seated in dhyanasana on a base, one hand raised in vitarka mudra, wearing the dress and pointed hat of a lama, double vajra on base, ht. 14 3/4 in. more ...

  • Gilt-bronze Figure of Tara

    Lot: 67
    Unsold  

    Gilt-bronze Figure of Tara, Nepal, 19th century, seated in rajalilasana holding a lotus, adorned with jewelry and a three-leaf tiara, ht. 7 1/4 in. more ...

  • Gilt-bronze Medicine Buddha

    Lot: 68
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Gilt-bronze Medicine Buddha, Sino-Tibet, depicted seated in dhyanasana on a lotus base, holding a jar in one hand, the other hand in vitarka mudra, a lotus issuing from his knee, a double vajra more ...

  • Gilt-bronze Figure of a Kagyu Lama

    Lot: 69
    Sold for: $8,610$7,000

    Gilt-bronze Figure of a Kagyu Lama, Tibet, 16th/17th century, possibly of Deshin Shekpa (1384-1415), the 5th Karmapa, depicted seated on a rectangular cushion, his hands in bhumisparsa mudra, more ...

  • Bronze Figure of Four-armed Sadaksari Avalokitesvara

    Lot: 70
    Sold for: $4,305$3,500

    Bronze Figure of Four-armed Sadaksari Avalokitesvara, Tibet or Nepal, possibly 15th/16th century, seated cross-legged, on a double lotus throne, his two arms in prayer pose at chest and the other more ...

  • Bronze Figure of Padmasambhava

    Lot: 71
    Sold for: $1,353$1,100

    Bronze Figure of Padmasambhava, Tibet, 19th/20th century, seated cross-legged on a double lotus throne, with his right hand holding a vajra, his left in dhyana mudra with the palm up possibly to more ...

  • Brass Figure of Black Jambhala

    Lot: 72
    Sold for: $677$550

    Brass Figure of Black Jambhala, Tibet, 19th century, standing on a figure reclining on a single lotus throne, with a jewel-spitting mongoose in his left hand and a cup in his right, snakes crawling more ...

  • Gilt-bronze Maitreya Buddha

    Lot: 73
    Sold for: $7,995$6,500

    Gilt-bronze Maitreya Buddha, Tibet or Nepal, possibly 14th/15th century, seated pendant-legged in bhadrasana on a rectangular stepped throne, his hands in dharmachakra mudra, his feet resting on a more ...

  • Gilt-bronze Figure of Buddha Akshobhya

    Lot: 74
    Sold for: $3,321$2,700

    Gilt-bronze Figure of Buddha Akshobhya, Tibet, possibly 15th-16th century, seated cross-legged on a double lotus throne, with a vajra in front, his hands in bhumisparsha mudra, his face with gilt, more ...

  • Gilt-bronze Figure of Avalokitesvara Padmapani

    Lot: 75
    Sold for: $2,214$1,800

    Gilt-bronze Figure of Avalokitesvara Padmapani, Nepal, Malla period style, standing on a low double lotus base, with his right hand in varada mudra, his left hand lowered below his hip, holding a more ...

  • Gilt-bronze Figure of Wenshu Manjushri

    Lot: 76
    Sold for: $2,829$2,300

    Gilt-bronze Figure of Wenshu Manjushri, Tibetan China, Ming dynasty style, seated cross-legged on a double lotus throne, with a sword in his raised right hand, his left hand in prithvi mudra, a more ...

  • Two Buddhist Gilt-bronze Hands

    Lot: 77
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Two Buddhist Gilt-bronze Hands, Central Asia, one in karana mudra, the gesture of warding off evil, with the middle and ring fingers folded to loosely touch the thumb; and one in prithvi mudra, the more ...

  • Bronze Statue of Buddha

    Lot: 78
    Sold for: $800$650

    Bronze Statue of Buddha, China, seated cross-legged in an upright posture with his hands in dhyana mudra, two plain roundels in the front and top of his tightly curled hair, without ushnisha and more ...

  • Bronze Figure of Chakrasamvara with His Consort

    Lot: 79
    Sold for: $492$400

    Bronze Figure of Chakrasamvara with His Consort, Tibetan China, the twelve-armed deity standing on a circular lotus stand atop a round openwork base decorated with many manifestations of the deity more ...

  • Bronze Bust of Buddha

    Lot: 80
    Sold for: $4,305$3,500

    Bronze Bust of Buddha, Thailand, possibly 13th/14th century, Ayutthaya style with a defined hairline, arched downcast eyes, aquiline nose, and double-lined lips, broken with only the left shoulder more ...

  • Gilt-bronze Figure of Buddha

    Lot: 81
    Sold for: $677$550

    Gilt-bronze Figure of Buddha, China, 19th/20th century, seated cross-legged on a double lotus throne, with his hands in dhyana mudra, dressed in a robe with his right shoulder and chest left bare, more ...

  • Three Bronze Candlesticks

    Lot: 82
    Sold for: $461$375

    Three Bronze Candlesticks, Japan, 19th/20th century, a pair of long tripod openwork baluster form holders with dish-shape drip pans, decorated mostly with floral and foliate scrolls and swirls; and more ...

  • Portable Bronze Hand Warmer

    Lot: 83
    Sold for: $123$100

    Portable Bronze Hand Warmer, Japan, 19th/20th century, rounded rectangular, with a bracket handle, decorated in relief with a pair of cranes on one side and a pair of peacocks on the other, the more ...

  • Gilt-copper Alloy Ba Xia

    Lot: 84
    Sold for: $4,305$3,500

    Gilt-copper Alloy Ba Xia, China, 19th/20th century, crouched with its head slightly raised and turned to one side, ht. 1, wd. 2 7/8 in. more ...

  • Three Bronze Vases and an Ewer

    Lot: 85
    Sold for: $4,305$3,500

    Three Bronze Vases and an Ewer, China, a globular form ewer with long neck widening toward the top to form a jar-shape mouth, decorated with scrolling grapevine designs to body and neck, ht. 6 1/8; more ...

  • Bronze Censer

    Lot: 86
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Bronze Censer, China, squat round form with S-shape handles and tripod feet, resting on a bronze base with ruyi-form feet, four-character mark on base, wd. including handles 6 3/4 in. more ...

  • Bronze Covered Censer

    Lot: 87
    Sold for: $1,968$1,600

    Bronze Covered Censer, China, compressed rounded rectangular form resting on four elephant legs, with two fenghuang handles at the sides, the sides decorated with scenes of an official receiving more ...

  • Bronze Tripod Censer

    Lot: 88
    Sold for: $369$300

    Bronze Tripod Censer, China, compressed globular with raised shoulder and neck, the banded rim with two openwork rounded strap handles on top, resting on three simplified animal head-shape feet, more ...

  • Bronze Quadruped Censer and Cover

    Lot: 89
    Sold for: $923$750

    Bronze Quadruped Censer and Cover, China, rectangular, with rounded bottom and waisted shoulder and banded mouth rim, resting on four simplified animal hoof-shape feet, two curved openwork strap more ...