• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 885

    A BURMESE BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BURMESE BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA
    19TH CENTURY
    CAST IN THE POSTURE OF ENTERING NIRVANA, LYING ON HIS RIGHT SIDE, HIS RIGHT ARM SUPPORTING HIS HEAD, HIS LEFT ARM ALONG HIS OUTSTRETCHED BODY, WEARING FLOWING ROBES, WITH SERENE EXPRESSION AND ELONGATED EARLOBES, TOPKNOT, TRACES OF LACQUER
    72 CM. WIDE


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