• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 779

    A bronze figure of a seated Buddha

    TIBET, 14TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A bronze figure of a seated Buddha
    Tibet, 14th century
    Seated in dhyanasana atop a double-lotus base with beaded rim, his left hand in dhyanamudra and his right in varadamudra, clad in a long dhoti with incised hems and secured with a belt, with a shawl arched across his shoulders and further adorned with foliate jewelry and tiara, his face in meditative expression centered by an urna inset with silver, his hair pulled into a high chignon and with remains of polychromy
    10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in New York before 1980