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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 1389

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of Amitayus

    MONGOLIA, ZANABAZAR STYLE, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of Amitayus
    Mongolia, Zanabazar Style, 18th Century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with incised stamens and beaded rims, his hands resting in dhyana mudra and supporting a bowl, clad in a close-fitting robe with incised borders, the rounded face centered by an urna and surmounted by a smooth knop, richly gilt overall, the baseplate gilt and incised with a double-vajra
    4¼ in. (11 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private European Collection, acquired before 2000