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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 508

    A gilt bronze figure of Buddha Akshobya

    TIBET, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A gilt bronze figure of Buddha Akshobya
    Tibet, 16th century
    Finely cast seated in dhyanasana over a double lotus base with beaded edges, his right hand extended in bhumisparsa mudra and his left held in dhyana mudra, wearing a sanghati with incised hems, his face in a meditative expression with remains of polychromy in his eyes and lips, flanked to either side by elongated earlobes and surmounted by his tightly curled hair pulled over the ushnisha topped with a gold knop, the vajra placed before him
    11 7/8 in. (30 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Gallerie Koller Auctions Zürich, 5-8 November 1980, lot 54


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTION