• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1301

    A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF THE MEDICINE BUDDHA

    MING DYNASTY, 16TH-17TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF THE MEDICINE BUDDHA
    MING DYNASTY, 16TH-17TH CENTURY
    Shown seated in vajrasana with left hand held over his lap and right hand holding a medicine fruit, with a wan symbol on his chest, and wearing layered robes with foliate borders, the separate lotus throne with a cut-out scroll band
    20¼ (51.3 cm.) high with throne


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    Provenance

    Acquired circa 1920s-70s and thence by descent within the family.