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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 151

    A GILT-BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF AMITAYUS

    INCISED QIANLONG NINE-CHARACTER MARK, RESPECTFULLY MADE IN THE GENGYIN YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1770 AD

    Price Realised  

    A GILT-BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF AMITAYUS
    INCISED QIANLONG NINE-CHARACTER MARK, RESPECTFULLY MADE IN THE GENGYIN YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1770 AD
    The figure is seated in vajrasana on a tapering rectangular throne with drapery cascading over the front, the hands in dhyana mudra, wearing a five-leaf headdress and adorned with elaborate jewellery, the separately cast nimbus in a double-arch chased with jagged flames
    8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) high overall


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