• Lot 348

    A sino-tibetan copper-gilt repousse figure of Buddha

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A sino-tibetan copper-gilt repousse figure of Buddha
    18th century
    Seated in vajraparyankasana on a double-lotus base with beaded rim, his hands in bhumisparsamudra wearing voluminous monks robes laid around the waist in fan pleats, the rounded face with downcast eyes, acquiline nose and bow-shaped mouth, flanked by long pendulous lobes, his hair arranged in tight curls rising to a domed ushnisha, the lotus-base on top incised with a Tibetan inscription: Arthamati, a further Tibetan inscription on the lower rim of the base: Sengge(?)i sku, followed by a Chinese inscription: Shizishen fo and a mongolian inscription (left): Arslan bei-e-tue, a further Chinese inscription in the center of the base: Da Qing Qianlong nian jingzao (Made with respect during the Qianlong period), the base open
    31 cm. high


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    Provenance

    From an old European collection