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A LARGE AND IMPORTANT GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA ...

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Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000
Price realised:  US$8,229,000
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A LARGE AND IMPORTANT GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA
NEPAL, 13TH CENTURY
A LARGE AND IMPORTANT GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA NEPAL, 13TH CENTURY Standing with his right hand in varadamudra and a lotus blossoming at his left shoulder, dressed in a short, thin dhoti secured by a beaded belt with pendant ribbon, adorned with the sacred thread and sash hanging across the hips, the face with heavily-lidded downcast eyes and gently arching brows flanked by large hoop earrings, the hair piled into a high chignon and secured with a foliate tiara centered with a seated Buddha 25 in. (63.4 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: The Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Part I - Masterworks Including Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art...
Date of the auction: 17 Mar 2015
Address: Christie's
New York