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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 568

    A Northeast Indian, Pala period, phyllite stone stele depicting Vairocana

    12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Northeast Indian, Pala period, phyllite stone stele depicting Vairocana
    12th Century
    The stele carved in high relief with Vairocana seated in vajrasana on a lotus and placed on a throne in an arched niche, both hands in dharmacakramudra, wearing diaphanous cloak, his face with meditative expression, the upper part with three minute Buddha figures
    39 cm. high


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