PF1217

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Lot 5
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Statuette d'un Bodhisattva en bronze doré Chine, dynastie Ming, XVIIE siècle

Estimate
30,000 - 40,000 EUR
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Description

  • bronze
assis en dhyanasana, la main gauche ramenée devant lui en dhyanamudra tenant une coupe, la main droite en vitarkamudra, vêtu d'une longue robe brodée formant d'harmonieux plis, paré de bijoux précieux, le visage méditatif, les cheveux coiffés en un haut chignon, le front ceint d'une tiare ouvragée découvrant une image de Bouddha; accidents à la main droite et au chignon

Condition

The figure is in overall good condition. The gilding is worn, particularly across the back of the figure and its face. There is a filled in casting flaw to the rim at the back of the figure. The surface was covered with some sort of lacquer and the surface is a little glossy.
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