A GROUP OF FIVE MINIATURE BUDDHIST FIGURES
A GROUP OF FIVE MINIATURE BUDDHIST FIGURES
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A GROUP OF FIVE MINIATURE BUDDHIST FIGURES

MING-QING DYNASTY (1368-1911)

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A GROUP OF FIVE MINIATURE BUDDHIST FIGURES
MING-QING DYNASTY (1368-1911)
Comprising a gilt-lacquer wood figure of seated Buddha; a gilt-bronze figure of seated Buddha holding a vajra; a gilt-bronze figure of a Medicine Buddha shown on a waisted lotus base; a gilt-bronze figure of a seated Buddha shown holding a vajra; and a gilt-bronze figure of a female attendant.
The largest, 1 ¾ in. (4.4 cm.) high
Provenance
First: Ganna Walska (1887-1984) Collection, Montecito, California.
Second: Gerald Hawthorne, London.
Third, fourth, fifth: Yamanaka & Co., Osaka, 1945.
Lionel Rosenberg, Cape Town, South Africa, circa 1967-68.
Exhibited
Second, third, and fourth: New York, Christie’s, Small Pleasures: Chinese Works of Art from an Important Private American Collection, 15-20 March 2013.

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