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A SMALL GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AVALOKITESHVARA SUI / EARLY TANG DYNASTY |

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
112,500 USD
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Description

finely cast in the form of the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara standing elegantly in tribhanga atop a hexagonal lotus base, the delicate and slender figure portrayed with the left elbow bent and holding a long willow branch, with a globular kamandalu bottle in the right, adorned in a dhoti and long scarves draped over the shoulders and arms, the downcast gaze surmounted by an elaborate headdress, the back of the head with a small loop for the attachment of a mandorla
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