• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1112

    A WHITE JADE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A WHITE JADE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Seated in dhyanasana with hands clasped in front, wearing long, flowing robes left open at the chest exposing his dhoti, his downcast face with serene expression beneath a raised urna set within the small whorls of hair
    5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high, wood stand, box


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    Provenance

    Richard J. Robertson.
    Bulgari collection, Rome.
    Christie's, New York, 28 March 1996, lot 34 (part).