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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 391

    A Tibetan gilt-bronze embossed figure of a bodhisattva

    CIRCA 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Tibetan gilt-bronze embossed figure of a bodhisattva
    circa 17th century
    Seated in virasana on a plinth, his four hands each in vitarkamudra, wearing diaphanous dhoti, decorated with many separate embossed body ornaments partly set with semi-precious stones, his face with serene expression, smiling lips, elongated earlobes with large ear ornaments, the hairdress combed into a high chignon and a pair of tresses falling over his shoulders
    61 cm. high, on base


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR