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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 1377

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of Buddha Shakyamuni


    Price Realised  


    A Gilt Bronze Figure of Buddha Shakyamuni
    Tibet, 15th century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with beaded rims, his right hand reaching down in bhumisparsa mudra and his left hand hovering above his lap in dhyana mudra, clad in a close-fitting sanghati with borders incised in a vine pattern continuing at the back, with a round face and hair in accentuated knots pulled over his ushnisha, richly gilt overall, the baseplate gilt and incised with a double-vajra
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high

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