• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 407

    A BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF THE SEATED BUDDHA

    LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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    A BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF THE SEATED BUDDHA
    LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Modeled seated in dhyanasana with the hands in dhyana mudra, wearing a loose robe incised with pleats and falling asymmetrically over the shoulders, the face with serene expression below the tight curls of the hair surrounding the usnisha, the glaze of creamy ivory tone
    6¾ in. (17 cm.) high, wood stand, box


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    Provenance

    Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.