• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 229

    A Gilt Bronze Portrait of Dro-gon-chor-jee

    TIBET, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Gilt Bronze Portrait of Dro-gon-chor-jee
    Tibet, 17th century
    Seated in dhyanasana upon a double-lotus base with beaded rims, his hands folded in his lap holding a prayer necklace, clad in long, flowing robes, the face with heavy-lidded eyes and smiling expression, an extensive inscription on reverse
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julian Sherrier Collection, London, formed between early 1940s-1972


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF JULIAN SHERRIER