Two finely carved and gilt-lacquered wood figures of bodhisattvas Qing dynasty, 17th century | 清十七世紀 漆金木雕菩薩坐像二尊
Property from a European private collection
Two finely carved and gilt-lacquered wood figures of bodhisattvas
Qing dynasty, 17th century
Manjushri with six arms and three faces and a bodhisattva seated in lalisatana
24 cm; 26 cm, 9 1/2 in.; 10 1/4 in.
Collection particulière européenne
Deux sculptures de bodhisattvas en bois sculpté laqué et doré, dynastie Qing, XVIIe siècle
Each with some of the crowns missing, and with extensive areas of lacquer peels off to reveal the wood underneath and associated crackles, with visible glues to stabilising the remain. Repairs to ribbons and extremities, one arm broken and detached, some finger tips are missing.
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Sotheby’s, London, 8th November 2006, lot 338.
倫敦蘇富比， 2006年11月8日， 編號338