• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 219

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of a Bodhisattva

    TIBETO-CHINESE, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of a Bodhisattva
    Tibeto-Chinese, 18th century
    Seated in lalitasana on a double-lotus base with beaded rims, the hands in vitarka- and varadamudras, clad in a dhoti incised with diaper and floral patterns, adorned with multiple necklaces, the face flanked by large lotus earrings, and surmounted by a tiara, the base sealed and incised with a double-vajra
    6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private Belgian Collection, 1990s
    Acquired in Zuich, 2004


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Veena and Peter Schnell