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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 145

    A SMALL GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA

    DATED 3RD YEAR OF TIANBAO CORRESPONDING TO AD 552

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA
    DATED 3RD YEAR OF TIANBAO CORRESPONDING TO AD 552
    Cast in the Tang style, standing in slight tribhanga holding a vase issuing a lotus flower in one hand and the end of her celestial scarf in the other, wearing loose robes, necklace around the bare chest, and high chignon
    5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Armand Trampitsch Collection
    Ader Picard Tajan, Hotel Okura, Tokyo, Japan, 30 May 1985


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the estimate for this lot is £8,000-10,000