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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1358

    A Bronze Figure of Buddha Shakyamuni

    TIBET, 13TH/14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Bronze Figure of Buddha Shakyamuni
    Tibet, 13th/14th century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base decorated with silver inlay and beaded rims, his right hand extended in bhumisparsa mudra and his left held in dhyana mudra, his body clad in a close-fitting sanghati with edges inlaid in copper and silver, his tightly curled hair pulled over his ushnisha, with blue pigment remaining in the hair
    6¾ in. (17 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    American art market, before 2000