• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 234

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of Buddha


    Price Realised  


    A Gilt Bronze Figure of Buddha
    Tibet, 15th century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with beaded rims, the hands in bhumisparsamudra, clad in a flowing sheer sanghati with beaded hems and inset with a single hardstone, the face centered by a raised urna, the curled locks of hair pulled over the ushnisha and topped with a knop, with remains of cold gold and polychromy, the base sealed and incised with a double-vajra
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high

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    Collection of Erich Graef, circa 1962