Lot 196
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A RARE PAIR OF POLYCHROME STUCCO FRESCO FRAGMENTS OF BODHISATTVAS FIVE DYNASTIES - SONG DYNASTY

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 USD
Sold
275,000 USD
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Description

each of rectangular form, the first elegantly painted with an attendant bodhisattva standing on lotus blossoms and with a circular halo framing the head, holding a lotus sprig with a long leafy stem, the deity wearing a loose dhoti and a long flowing scarf, further adorned with beaded necklaces and elaborate headdresses; the second painted with a similarly depicted bodhisattva with the right hand holding a tray possibly supporting a censer and the left hand in karana mudra, framed (2)
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