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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 632

    A gilt bronze figure of Buddha

    MONGOLIA, ZANABAZAR SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A gilt bronze figure of Buddha
    Mongolia, Zanabazar School, 18th Century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with incised borders and beaded rims, holding an alms bowl and wearing a sanghati with incised borders, his face with cold gold and polychromy, the tightly coiled hair rising over the ushnisha and topped by a finial
    6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1990s


    Pre-Lot Text

    A PRIVATE COLLECTION OF MONGOLIAN BRONZES

    Property of a Private Asian Collector