• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 778

    A gilt bronze figure of Amitabha

    NEPAL, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A gilt bronze figure of Amitabha
    Nepal, 17th century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a base with an inscription on the front edge, his right hand extended in the earth-touching gesture, clad in a flowing sanghati with incised hems and folds pooling neatly at his ankles, his face with an incised urna
    3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in New York before 1980