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    Sale 12196

    Living With Art

    26 - 27 July 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 286

    A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AN ELEVEN-HEADED AVALOKITESHVARA

    TIBET, 19TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AN ELEVEN-HEADED AVALOKITESHVARA
    TIBET, 19TH CENTURY
    The bodhisattva with two principle hands in front of his chest in anjalimudra and holding various implements in his six radiating hands, adorned with jewelry inset with turquoise and coral cabochons, standing on a waisted lotus base
    61 in. (155 cm.) high, overall


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    Provenance

    Gifted to the museum in 1979.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the provenance in the printed catalogue is incorrect. The provenance should read: "Gifted to the museum in 1979."


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE BASS MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND