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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 397

    A PARCEL-GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA

    MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PARCEL-GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA
    MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
    Shown seated in dhyanasana with hands held above the lap, with a wan emblem in the center of the bared chest, wearing loosely draped robes and a tied dhoti with foliate borders, the face well cast with contemplative expression and with a small urna in the forehead, the hair indicated by small bosses surrounding the usnisha
    12½ in. (31.8 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Spink & Son, London.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private Collector, South Africa