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Auction archive: Lot number 311

A RARE INSCRIBED GILT-SILVER FIGURE OF AMITABHA DATED WANLI 20TH YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1592

Estimate
US$60,000 - US$80,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 311

A RARE INSCRIBED GILT-SILVER FIGURE OF AMITABHA DATED WANLI 20TH YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1592

Estimate
US$60,000 - US$80,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

A RARE INSCRIBED GILT-SILVER FIGURE OF AMITABHA DATED WANLI 20TH YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1592 the Buddha cast in vajraparyankasana and dhyana mudra with the palms incised with six-spoke dharmacakra, the hair in neat whorls over the ushnisha and the face in a serene state of meditation, wearing a kasaya of patchwork squares draped over the rounded shoulders and a similarly decorated dhoti, both with incised flowers and lotus meander, the back of the robe with an incised dedicatory inscription within a rectangular cartouche, all raised on a two-tiered lotus petal base further raised on a pierced hexagonal standard and terminating with a foot of lotus lappets, sealed with a metal plate Height 14 1/3 in., 36.5 cm Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or Saleroom Notice Provenance The Chang Foundation Collection. Literature Jintongfo zaoxiang tulu/Buddhist Images in Gilt Metal, Taipei, 1993, pl. 6.

Auction archive: Lot number 311
Beschreibung:

A RARE INSCRIBED GILT-SILVER FIGURE OF AMITABHA DATED WANLI 20TH YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1592 the Buddha cast in vajraparyankasana and dhyana mudra with the palms incised with six-spoke dharmacakra, the hair in neat whorls over the ushnisha and the face in a serene state of meditation, wearing a kasaya of patchwork squares draped over the rounded shoulders and a similarly decorated dhoti, both with incised flowers and lotus meander, the back of the robe with an incised dedicatory inscription within a rectangular cartouche, all raised on a two-tiered lotus petal base further raised on a pierced hexagonal standard and terminating with a foot of lotus lappets, sealed with a metal plate Height 14 1/3 in., 36.5 cm Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Or Saleroom Notice Provenance The Chang Foundation Collection. Literature Jintongfo zaoxiang tulu/Buddhist Images in Gilt Metal, Taipei, 1993, pl. 6.

Auction archive: Lot number 311
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