Lot 553
  • 553

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF CINTAMANICAKRA AVALOKITESHVARA LATE TANG DYNASTY / FIVE DYNASTIES

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 USD
Sold
2,060,000 USD
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Description

regally seated in rajalilasana, the head gracefully inclined, bearing a scrolled diadem centered by Amitabha with long ribbons trailing and enclosing a tall coiffure, the serene, rounded face with sweeping, arced brows meeting an aquiline nose, a cheek resting gently in the supportive right hand, the chest adorned with beaded necklaces and the swaying torso with draped and knotted sashes, the cintamani wish-granting jewel held in front of the chest and a lotus stem at the hip, a dhoti draped about the legs in luxurious folds, the bodhisattva set atop a luxuriant lotus-form base comprised of three tiers of petals each with a central circular boss enclosed by a foliate tendril border, the central standard mounted in a wood stand (2)
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