• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 250

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of an Eleven-Headed Avalokiteshvara

    TIBETO-CHINESE, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of an Eleven-Headed Avalokiteshvara
    Tibeto-Chinese, 18th century
    Standing on a lotus base with beaded rims, clad in a long flowing dhoti with incised hems and a sash around the arms, the multiple hands arranged in various mudras, the eleven heads arranged in tiers, each with almond-shaped eyes and surmounted by a foliate tiara
    7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in New York, March 1998