29 March 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,080
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,200
A large Tibetan bronze model of the Dhyanibodhisattva Avalokitesvara, 19th Century
standing on a lotus throne with eleven heads decorated in gilt lacquer and eight of his one thousand hands, his primary hands in namaskara mudra with three of the hands holding attributes including a kalasa containing the elixir of immortality and a chakra wheel, wearing a long dhoti with pendant beaded tassels -- 16in. (40.7cm.) high.
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Sotheby's London, 29 June 1981, lot 22.
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