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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 148

    A TIBETAN GILT BRONZE LAMA, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TIBETAN GILT BRONZE LAMA, 18TH CENTURY
    the serene figure modelled seated in long robes, his right arm exposed and raised into vitarka mudra, the gesture of argument, seated on a square base formed as twin piled cushions overlaid with a stretch of fabric with incised foliate borders, a line of calligraphy to the reverse of the cushion support -- 5¼in. (13.4cm.) high.


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