View 1 of Lot 590. A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED BODHISATTVA,  TANG DYNASTY.
View 1 of Lot 590. A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED BODHISATTVA,  TANG DYNASTY.
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A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED BODHISATTVA, TANG DYNASTY

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 USD

PROPERTY FROM A JAPANESE PRIVATE COLLECTION

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED BODHISATTVA, TANG DYNASTY

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED BODHISATTVA, TANG DYNASTY

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 USD

Lot sold:

50,400

USD

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED BODHISATTVA

TANG DYNASTY

唐 銅鎏金菩薩坐像


beautifully cast, posed in lalitasana with the body adorned in tiers of torques, ornamental bands, and a long, sweeping body chain, the fleshy torso with a defined waist above a low-slung dhoti draped in cascading folds about the legs and over the lotus seat, a smaller blossom supporting the pendent foot, all raised on a cylindrical standard issuing scrolling arabesque branches and further lotus pods, mounted on a modern stand, Japanese wood box (4)


Height 5⅝ in., 14.3 cm

Sotheby's New York, 24th March 1998, lot 530.


來源

紐約蘇富比1998年3月24日,編號530

Compare a similar gilt-bronze figure of a bodhisattva, also seated with the hands in similar positions and with similar treatment of the garments and drapery, raised on a related stand, illustrated in Arts of the Sui and Tang Dynasties, Osaka Municipal Museum of Fine Art, Osaka, 1977, cat. no. 3-67.