Lot 120
  • 120

A LARGE AND RARE WHITE MARBLE CARVING OF A BODHISATTVA TANG DYNASTY

Estimate
600,000 - 800,000 USD
Sold
740,000 USD
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Description

beautifully carved in the round, standing in contrapposto with a basket held in the proper right hand, the body lavishly adorned with beaded necklaces in scalloped tiers and jeweled pendants, an elaborate multi-strand necklace harness crossed over the sensual, rounded belly and looped to either side, pendent over the arms, the lower section of the necklace hanging just above the ankles and centered by a floriform pendant, the dhoti ribbon-tied at the waist beneath a chain belt, hanging in folds cascading from the contours of the legs, the head with a five-pointed diadem, all supported on a lotus base, further raised on a later stone lotus base with four mystical creatures supported by a square plinth (2)
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