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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE MICHIGAN COLLECTION

A SMALL GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA
TANG DYNASTY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 USD
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176

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE MICHIGAN COLLECTION

A SMALL GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA
TANG DYNASTY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A SMALL GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA
TANG DYNASTY
finely cast, seated in dhyanasana with one hand raised and the other resting on the knee, the robes cascading in ripples over the lower body and covering the legs
Height 2 1/2  in., 6.5 cm
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Provenance

Collection of James Marshall Plumer (1899-1960).

Catalogue Note

A similar image with its mandorla and stand in the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is illustrated in Hai-Wai Yi-chen: Chinese Art in Overseas Collections, Buddhist Sculpture I, Taipei, 1986, pl. 81. Another piece of slightly larger proportions is illustrated in The Crucible of Compassion and Wisdom: Special Exhibition Catalogue of the Buddhist Bronzes from the Nitta Group Collection at the National Palace Museum, Taipei 1987, pl. 76; and a piece of similar proportion with its stand was sold in these rooms, 22nd September 2004, lot 19.

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