A gilt-bronze figure of Amitabha Buddha, Qing dynasty Kangxi period, 17th-18th century | 清康熙 十七至十八世紀 鎏金銅阿彌陀佛立像
Property from a French private collection
A gilt-bronze figure of Amitabha Buddha
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, 17th-18th century
H. 51 cm, 20 1/8 in.
Collection particulière française
Statue du Bouddha Amitabha en bronze doré, dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi, XVIIe-XVIIIe siècle
清康熙 十七至十八世紀 鎏金銅阿彌陀佛立像
Traces of blue pigment to the hair and red pigment at the bottom of the robe. Some overall small casting flaws notably to the head and around the lotus base, as well as scattered patched areas, notably to the torso, the largest 2.5 x 1.7 cm, as visible in the catalogue photos. General surface wear and rubbing to the gilding.
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Acquired by the parents of the present owner during the 1980s and thence by family descent.