Lot 86
  • 86

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
Sold
37,500 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • bronze
  • 25cm, 9 3/4 in.
seated in dhyanasana on a lotus pedestal rising on a stalk from a hexagonal stand, his hands resting in bhumisparsa and dhyana mudras, his face with contemplative expression, the hem of his garment delicately incised with floral and geometric designs

Provenance

Formerly in an East German private collection, purchased in 1990 (by repute).
Sotheby’s London, 16th May 2007, lot 343.
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