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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 1367

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara


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    A Gilt Bronze Figure of Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara
    Tibet, 15th/16th Century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the primary hands folded in anjali mudra in front of the chest and the secondary hands holding a beaded mala and lotus, clad in a diaphanous dhoti and adorned with jewelry and a tiara inlaid with hardstones, the hair piled into a high chignon surmounted by the head of Amitabha, the base sealed and incised with a double-vajra
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high

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