Wed, 9th Dec 2020 10:00

The Christmas Auction

 
Lot 337
 

A good Tibetan gilt copper alloy figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, 15th century

A good Tibetan gilt copper alloy figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, 15th century
Finely modelled seated in dhyanasana on a shaped base, the hands at the chest in dharma chakra mudra, wearing a sanghati draped over the shoulder and over the legs in folds, the face with serene expression, the long ears cut with vertical holes, the hair arranged in tight curls surmounted by a domed ushnisha.
17.5cm high

Note: this lot is subject to VAT at 20% on the hammer price.

Provenance:
Jean-Claude Moreau Gobard, Paris, 1963
Sotheby's New York, 17 September 2013, lot 62

Sold for £5,400


Condition report
Minor rubbing to the gilt in places, as expected. Minor signs of age commensurate with period. Please refer to images.

 
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