4 November 1996,
Price realised HKD 218,500
HKD 200,000 - HKD 220,000
A WHITE MARBLE BUDDHIST STELE
NORTHERN QI DYNASTY
Depicting Sakyamuni Buddha seated on a raised platform in dhyanasana beneath the arch of a bodhi-tree, his right hand raised in abhayamudra, framed on either side by octagonal columns with a petal capital and foot, all resting on a large rectangular base relief-carved with a central lotus bud carried by a kneeling humanoid figure, between a pair of guardian lions and mourning disciples, traces of red pigment remaining on the reverse (cracks restuck)
15 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. (39 x 28.5 cm.)
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Previously sold in our London Rooms, ?? December 1989, lot 246.
Alan Priest Collection
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