• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 836

    A small bronze figure of Buddha

    NORTHEASTERN INDIA, KURKIHAR, PALA PERIOD, 11TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A small bronze figure of Buddha
    Northeastern India, Kurkihar, Pala period, 11th century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a lotus base, his right hand in bhumisparsamudra, the left resting on his lap and holding the tip of his sanghati, adorned with a necklace and other jewelry, his face with almond-shaped eyes, aquiline nose, smiling lips, elongated earlobes with earrings and a tiara set in front of his ushnisha
    3½ in. (8.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired at Christie's, Amsterdam, 21 November 2001, lot 52


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ASIAN COLLECTION