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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 1380

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of Amitayus

    TIBET, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of Amitayus
    Tibet, 16th century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with beaded rims, cradling the vase in his lap with both hands, clad in a dhoti and flowing scarf, adorned with numerous armbands, necklaces, and earrings inlaid with hardstones, the face with a meditative expression, his hair piled into a chignon with several locks falling at his sides, crowned with a foliate tiara also inlaid with hardstones, the base sealed and with lacquer remaining on the incised double-vajra
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    London art market, before 2000