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A gilt copper repousse figure of a Bodhisattva
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A gilt copper repousse figure of a Bodhisattva

NEPAL, 15TH/16TH CENTURY

Details
A gilt copper repousse figure of a Bodhisattva
Nepal, 15th/16th century
Seated in 'Royal Ease' with both hands in vitarka mudra, his right hand raised to his chest, wearing a long dhoti with incised floral borders and a billowing scarf, further adorned with elaborate jewelry and a tiara inset with hardstones, his face in a serene expression with downcast eyes and crisply delineated features, backed by an arched mandorla with flaming scrollwork
16¼ in. (41.2 cm.) high
Provenance
Christie's New York, 19 September 2002, lot 182

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