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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 655

    A bronze figure of a lama

    TIBET, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A bronze figure of a lama
    Tibet, 16th Century
    Seated in dhyanasana over a lotus base covered by an animal skin, wearing monks robes and cloak incised with floral motifs, the face with benevolent smile framed by curls of hair, with long locks flowing over the shoulders, the base sealed and incised with a double vajra
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in 1993, New York


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private Connecticut Collection