3693
3693
A LARGE PARCEL-GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED AVALOKITESHVARA
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Estimate
550,000650,000
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3693
A LARGE PARCEL-GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED AVALOKITESHVARA
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Estimate
550,000650,000
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A LARGE PARCEL-GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED AVALOKITESHVARA
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
the deity seated in dhyanasana, his left hand in abhaya mudra and right hand in varada mudra, dressed in a dhoti tied at the waist exposing his gilded chest decorated in beaded necklaces, his shoulders draped with a shawl with incised floral hems, the gilded serene face framed by long pendulous earlobes with heavy earrings and  hair tied in a tall chignon secured by a crown with Amitabha Buddha in the centre, the shoulders draped with two long braids, seated upon a separate lotus pedestal base, rising up from green waves enclosed by a small six-sided balustrade
overall 58.5 cm, 23 in.
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Provenance

An Asian private collection.
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8th April 2011, lot 3055.

Important Chinese Art

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