10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A TIBETAN GILT BRONZE AKSHOBHYA, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
seated in dhyansana on a double lotus base, the hands held in bhurmisparsa, the earth touching gesture, a vajra on the base before him, wearing a simple robe over the left shoulder and with typical extended earlobes and tightly curled hair, the urna inset with a turquoise roundel -- 3½in. (8.7cm.) high, fitted box.
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Please note the item is 3½in. high and not as stated in the catalogue.