• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 803

    A gilt bronze Buddha

    TIBET, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A gilt bronze Buddha
    Tibet, 16th century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with beaded rims, his right hand in bhumisparsamudra and his left hand hovering above his lap in dhyanamudra holding a vajra, clad in a patchwork sanghati with beaded and incised hems, his round face with a raised urna, surmounted by his ushnisha
    7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Doris Wiener Gallery, New York, 1960s


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Southern Gentleman