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    Sale 12168

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    15 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 221

    A Painting of a Seated Buddha

    TIBETO-CHINESE, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Painting of a Seated Buddha
    Tibeto-Chinese, circa 1900
    With the Buddha seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne with an offering table before him flanked by monk attendants, the left hand holding a bowl and right extended down in bhumisparshamudra, wearing red robes and backed by a nimbus with a gold patterned border and an aurole, surrounded by flora, with swirling clouds in the sky above
    60 ¾ x 33 ¾ in. (154.6 x 85.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in New York by 2014


    Saleroom Notice

    Christie’s and the consignors of lots 208-255 intend to donate a portion of their proceeds received from the sale of the lot to Himalayan Art Resources, a 501(c)(3) not-for profit charity. Please note that a buyers who purchase these lots will not be eligible for any charitable contribution deduction in relation to such purchase.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Christie’s and the consignors of lots 208-255 intend to donate a portion of their proceeds received from the sale of the lot to Himalayan Art Resources, a 501(c)(3) not-for profit charity. Please note that a buyers who purchase these lots will not be eligible for any charitable contribution deduction in relation to such purchase.


    Literature

    Himalayan Art Resources (himalayanart.org), item no.24078