• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 141

    A GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS, 18TH CENTURY
    seated in dhyanasana on a rectangular plinth, the front draped in a long cloth, the figure with hands in dhyana mudra, wearing a jewelled necklace and an elaborate tiered crown, the hair pulled up in an elaborate coiffure -- 7½in. (19.1cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Bs 18A); acquired from W. Clayton, London, June 1977.