• Lot 352

    A chinese gilt lacquered bronze figure of Buddha


    Price Realised  


    A chinese gilt lacquered bronze figure of Buddha
    14th century
    The deity seated in dhyanasana with his right hand in karanamudra, the left hand resting on his feet holding an alms bowl, wearing an intricately executed robe with incised floral borders, the robe gathered in cascading folds at the shoulders and at the ankles, the rounded face with downcast eyes, bow-shaped mouth flanked by long pendulous lobes, his hair arranged in tight curls rising to a domed ushnisha topped by a finial, all over traces of a brownish gilt-lacquer, the lips painted red
    47.5 cm. high

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    The outline and facial features are exeptionally well modelled and executed.

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    From an old european collection

    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of a Private European Collection