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Two gilt-copper figures of Maitreya
Tibet, 15th Century
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 28,800 USD
JUMP TO LOT
84
Two gilt-copper figures of Maitreya
Tibet, 15th Century
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 28,800 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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Two gilt-copper figures of Maitreya
Tibet, 15th Century

each seated with legs crossed upon a lotus pedestal base, wearing a thin dhoti and long beaded necklaces with matching bracelets and earrings, gazing forward in meditation below an elaborate foliate crown set around a high chignon, one shown with hands in dharmacakramudra, flanked on each side by a tall flower bearing an attribute, embellished with inlaid turquoise and glass beads to the tiara and jewelry, the other figure cast with hands held in abhaya- and dhyanamudra


First 7 3/4 in., 19.7 cm
Second 7 1/2 in., 19 cm
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The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York