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Auction: Glories of Buddhist Art
was auctioned on: 29 May 2019
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A RARE GILT-LACQUERED WOOD SEATED FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA

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Estimate: HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000
ca. US$254,840 - US$382,260
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 2709, Views: 6

A RARE GILT-LACQUERED WOOD SEATED FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA YUAN DYNASTY, 14TH CENTURY The deity is finely modelled seated in the posture of the royal ease, Rajalilasana , with the left leg bent horizontally, the right leg bent vertically, supporting the corresponding hand resting gently on the knee, the facial features finely detailed with arched eyebrows above eyes downcast in gentle contemplation, the hair upswept into an elaborate topknot, adorned with pendant earrings falling on the broad shoulders and a network of jewellery chains festooned across the bare torso, wearing a dohti emblazoned with further jewellery chains. 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) high, box Provenance Sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 28 November 2006, lot 1608

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Glories of Buddhist Art
Date of the auction: 29 May 2019
Address: Christie's
Hong Kong