438
438
A SANCAI TILEWORK FIGURE OF A BUDDHA
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Estimate
120,000150,000
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438
A SANCAI TILEWORK FIGURE OF A BUDDHA
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Estimate
120,000150,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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A SANCAI TILEWORK FIGURE OF A BUDDHA
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
depicted seated in dhyanasana with hands in abhisekamudra upon a lotus throne supported on a hexagonal plinth set with four small Atlantean figures, all picked out in green, yellow and aubergine glaze with face serene beneath the brown-dressed hair
45.3 cm, 17 7/8  in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's London, 17th November 1999, lot 866.

Catalogue Note

See a similar figure from the Avery Brundage collection, modelled with a larger form and depicted with the left hand in held in dhyanamudra and the right in varadamudra, now in the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, no. B60P139+. See also a large fahua figure of Buddha, sold in our London rooms, 12th July 2006, lot 111.

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong