PROPERTY FROM A DANISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
seated in dhyanasana on a rectangular base with hands held in dhyana mudra, dressed in an elaborate robe embellished with colourful stone inlays, the face with a serene expression beneath a five-leaf tiara, framed by a separately cast flaming mandorla
Height 22.6 cm, 8⅞ in.
There is overall wear to the gilding and scratches to the surface, and losses and wear to some of the inlays.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Collection of Astrid Ibsen-Sørensen (1892-1987), collected in China before 1936.
In the family by descent.
Astrid Ibsen-Sørensen （1892-1987年）收藏，於1936年以前購自中國，此後家族傳承