15 - 16 March 2015
Property from a Private Pennsylvania Collection
A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF PADMAPANI
The bodhisattva stands on a lotus base with both hands in vitarka mudra, each holding the stem of a lotus that blossoms at the shoulder. He is dressed in a flared dhoti tied at the waist with a sash and adorned with various necklaces. The face is downcast with heavy-lidded eyes and finely arched brows, and is surmounted by a foliate tiara, with the hair arranged in a chignon and topped with a flaming jewel.
7 in. (17.8 cm.) high
Rare Art, Inc., New York, 31 July 1979.
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