• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 241

    Two Gilt Bronze Figures of Ratnasambhava

    TIBETO-CHINESE, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Two Gilt Bronze Figures of Ratnasambhava
    Tibeto-Chinese, 18th century
    Both seated in dhyanasana on double-lotus bases with beaded rims, their hands in varada- and dhyanamudras, dressed in high-wasted under robes and flowing sanghatis, the hems incised with a floral pattern, the faces with heavy-lidded eyes flanked by long earlobes, the hair in tight curls pulled over the ushnisha and topped with knops, the bases sealed with a double-vajra
    6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high (2) (2)


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, Connecticut
    Acquired in New York, 1992


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, CONNECTICUT