Lot 3010
  • 3010

A RARE SANDSTONE FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA TANG DYNASTY

Estimate
1,200,000 - 1,500,000 HKD
Sold
1,500,000 HKD
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Description

the standing figure in graceful tribangha posture, a draped scarf secured over one shoulder and looping diagonally across the bare chest, the elegantly pleated dhoti rolled at the hips below the rounded belly, falling in rhythmic folds and pooling around the feet, the torso adorned with a double-looping pectoral of foliate scrolls flanking a long teardrop pendant and long beaded strands of jewels joined by a large rosette, the head with a full-cheeked face and sensitively carved features, bearing a serene countenance, and hair swept up into a tall coiled chignon behind a scrolled tiara with central jewel and hung in back with trailing ribbons, wood stand
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