A GILT-LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI, MING DYNASTY, 15TH/16TH CENTURY | 明十五/十六世紀 漆金銅釋迦牟尼佛坐像
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
A GILT-LACQUERED BRONZE FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI
MING DYNASTY, 15TH/16TH CENTURY
seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, with his right hand in bhumisparsha mudra, his left hand in dhyana mudra, wearing a diaphanous robe falling in undulating folds around the legs, the serene face with downcast eyes and a meditative expression, flanked by long ears with pendant pierced lobes, the head and domed ushnisha covered with tight curls and surmounted by an ovoid jewel
Height 25 cm, 9⅞ in.
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Overall wear to the gilding and lacquer, some nicks to the raised parts of the casting. The base is open.
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