A pieced ivory figure of a Buddhist deity ...2020th Century
Lot 6017Y
A pieced ivory figure of a Buddhist deity 20th century
Sold for US$ 6,710 inc. premium
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A pieced ivory figure of a Buddhist deity
20th century
Possibly depicting Samantabhadra (Puxian) in female form as suggested by one flaming jewel held in her hand and another atop the head of the elephant mount, her elaborate jewelry and the elephant's fittings inlaid with colored glass; a halo of flames behind the figure separately carved and some surfaces highlighted in black pigment (age cracks).
12 3/8in (31.5cm) height overall
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