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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    A GILT BRONZE EIGHTEEN-ARMED AVALOKITESVARA, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

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    A GILT BRONZE EIGHTEEN-ARMED AVALOKITESVARA, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    the figure seated in dhyanasana, the prinicpal hands held together in namaskar mudra, the others radiating out from the central figure each holding an attribute or ritual object, the figure with serene expression and wearing a tall ornate headdress -- 6 5/8in. (17cm.) high.


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