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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 402

    A GILT-LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED BODHISATTVA

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

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    A GILT-LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED BODHISATTVA
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Shown seated in dhyanasana with right hand holding a leafy stem and the left hand holding a cup, wearing beaded jewelry and layered robes falling in graceful folds, the hair pulled up into an adorned topknot behind the 'jeweled' openwork crown hung with trailing ribbons, traces of gold and red lacquer overall
    15 in. (38 cm.) high


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