• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 240

    A Bronze Figure of Avalokiteshvara

    TIBET, 14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Bronze Figure of Avalokiteshvara
    Tibet, 14th century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with beaded rims, the principal hands in anjalimudra, the other two raised holding a beaded necklace and a lotus blossom, clad in a dhoti and an antelope skin, adorned with various jewelry, the wide face with silver inlaid eyes and copper lips, centered with a raised urna and surmounted by an elaborate tiara
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Hong Kong, 1998