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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 653

    A gilt bronze figure of the Medicine Buddha


    Price Realised  


    A gilt bronze figure of the Medicine Buddha
    Mongolia, Zanabazar School, 18th Century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a raised double-lotus base, an alms bowl in his left hand and the medicinal fruit held in his lowered right hand, wearing a sanghati with incised borders falling in elegant pleats at his ankles and over his left shoulder, his face in a benign expression centered by an urna, the tightly coiled hair rising over the ushnisha and topped by a finial, richly gilt overall
    8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high

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    Japanese Collection, 1980s