15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
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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