15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 7,500
Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,500
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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