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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 633

    A gilt bronze figure of Amitayus

    MONGOLIA, ZANABAZAR SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gilt bronze figure of Amitayus
    Mongolia, Zanabazar School, 18th century
    Finely cast seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with beaded rims, holding the kalasa vessel, wearing a dhoti with incised floral borders and a sash over his shoulders, wearing beaded jewelry and a foliate crown, his hair pulled into a high chignon and topped by a finial, the base sealed and incised with a gilt double-vajra
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1990s