16 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A small gold figure of Buddha
Finely cast with the Buddha seated in dhyanasana over a double-lotus base, his hands folded in his lap holding a bowl, clad in a long sanghati with incised hems draped neatly over his left shoulder, his face in meditative expression with his brow centered by his urna, flanked by elongated earlobes, his hair arranged in neat rows rising over the ushnisha and surmounted by a finial, backed by a flaming aureola
3.58 in. (9.3 cm.) high
226.9 g. (7.3 oz.)
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Acquired in New York before 1971
F. Chow, Arts from the Rooftop of Asia, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1971, cat. no. 59.
Arts from the Rooftop of Asia, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 1971.
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