London, South Kensington
7 December 2000
A Chinese dated Tang marble carving of Bodhisattva
Dated to the first month of the first year of the Tai He Period (827 A.D.).
the figure with serene expression and downcast eyes, seated on a double lotus throne, wearing cloth headdress, semi-clad with loose robes draped across the shoulders tied at the waist, wearing necklaces, a large Taotie mask pendant, and holding a string of pearls in one hand, two line inscription to base -- 22¾in. (57.8cm.) high, (old wear and minor damages).
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
As an iconic 1972 model is offered online, we explain why this pioneering steel sports watch is so prized by collectors
Socialite and reality TV star Mark-Francis Vandelli brings his unique sense of theatre to The Collector auctions