FROM THE DETRING/VON HANNEKEN COLLECTION
A RARE GREY LIMESTONE VOTIVE STELE
octagonally facetted with alternating broad and narrow niches, the broad niche enclosing the Buddha seated on a pedestal base, wearing long flowing robes open at the chest and extending down over the edge of the base in deep U-shaped folds, flanked by similarly dressed standing Bodhisattva, the stone of a pale grey tone
33.5 公分, 13 英寸
Height 33.5 cm, 13 in.
There are some expected weathering due to age, including some weathering to the faces of the figures, and old weathered chips to some corners.
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Collection of Gustav Detring (1842-1913) and/or Constantin von Hanneken (1854-1925), and thence by descent.