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PROPERTY FROM A CANADIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A BRONZE FIGURE OF MAITREYA
EARLY MING DYNASTY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT
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PROPERTY FROM A CANADIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A BRONZE FIGURE OF MAITREYA
EARLY MING DYNASTY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF MAITREYA
EARLY MING DYNASTY
with hands in dharmachakra mudra holding the stems of naga-puspa flowers supporting a kundika and a text, the hair drawn up in a knotted jatamakuta encircled with a pointed diadem over the knotted tresses falling about the shoulders, wearing elaborate jewelry, flowing sashes and a voluminous dhoti gathered at the waist and fastened by a beaded girdle, seated in vajraparyankasana on a double-lotus base
Height 10 in., 25.4 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Major Oswald Stanhope Benbow-Rowe (1890-1940), and thence by descent.

Literature

The Buddhist Arts of Asia, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, 2001, p. 33.

Important Chinese Art

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