Lot 3119
  • 3119

AN INSCRIBED LIMESTONE FIGURE OF BUDDHA NORTHERN QI DYNASTY |

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 HKD
Sold
187,500 HKD
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Description

carved seated on a pedestal against a flame-shaped mandorla atop a rectangular base, the figure rendered with a serene expression framed by a pair of pendulous earlobes and an ushisha, the front of the pedestal incised a character Li, above a dedicatory inscription to the base

Literature

Matsubara Saburō, Chūgoku bukkyō chōkoku shi kenkyū [Chinese Buddhist sculpture – A study based on bronze and stone statues other than works from cave temples], Tokyo, 1966, p. 165b.
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