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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 638

    A gilt bronze figure of the Teaching Buddha

    MONGOLIA, ZANABAZAR SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A gilt bronze figure of the Teaching Buddha
    Mongolia, Zanabazar School, 18th century
    Finely cast seated in dhyanasana on a raised double-lotus base with beaded rims, his hands in dharmachakra mudra, wearing a sanghati with incised borders, his face a raised urna surmounted by the ushnisha, the base sealed and incised with a double-vajra
    7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1990s