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Auction: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I & II
was auctioned on: 15 September 2011
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A RARE MASSIVE GILT-LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF VAIROCANA

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Estimate: US$1,000,000 - US$1,500,000
Price realised:  US$1,314,500
Lot number 1367, Views: 56

A RARE MASSIVE GILT-LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF VAIROCANA
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
A RARE MASSIVE GILT-LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF VAIROCANA MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) The massive figure seated in dhyanasana with his hands held at chest level in abhishekamudra , dressed in loosely draped robes left open at the chest exposing the waist-tied dhoti , the broad face with serene expression flanked by pendulous ears and beneath the tall usnisa and tight whorls of hair, tied with tabs that trail down the shoulders, with some traces of gilt lacquer 48 in. (122 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I & II
Date of the auction: 15 Sep 2011
Address: Christie's
15 September 2011, New York, Rockefeller Center