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461
A CHINESE GILT-BRONZE STANDING FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA, NORTHERN WEI DYNASTY
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 USD
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461
A CHINESE GILT-BRONZE STANDING FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA, NORTHERN WEI DYNASTY
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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A CHINESE GILT-BRONZE STANDING FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA, NORTHERN WEI DYNASTY
positioned on a lotus base atop an integral stand, the sinuous body dressed in a dhoti clinging to the legs, sashes wrapping the arms and framing the body to each side, a heavy necklace at the chest, and a diadem in front of the high chignon, the proper right arm descending and holding a 'pure water' bottle, the proper left arm raised at the elbow and originally holding a lotus (now lost)
height 4 1/2 in.; 11.4 cm
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Provenance

Christie Manson & Woods, London, October 31, 1972, lot 17

A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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New York