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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 514

    A gilt copper repousse figure of a Bodhisattva

    NEPAL, 15TH/16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gilt copper repousse figure of a Bodhisattva
    Nepal, 15th/16th century
    Seated in 'Royal Ease' with both hands in vitarka mudra, his right hand raised to his chest, wearing a long dhoti with incised floral borders and a billowing scarf, further adorned with elaborate jewelry and a tiara inset with hardstones, his face in a serene expression with downcast eyes and crisply delineated features, backed by an arched mandorla with flaming scrollwork
    16¼ in. (41.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Christie's New York, 19 September 2002, lot 182


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A WEST COAST COLLECTOR