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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 1381

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of a Bodhisattva

    TIBET, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of a Bodhisattva
    Tibet, 17th/18th century
    Seated in royal ease over a small circular double-lotus base with his right foot extending beyond the base's rim, clad in a diaphanous dhoti and scarf draped about his shoulders, adorned with jewelry inlaid with hardstones, his oblong face with a contemplative expression, crowned with a five-pointed tiara surmounted by an elaborate chignon
    6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    English art market, before 2000