A large giltwood head of the Buddha Probably 18th century
Lot 379
A large giltwood head of the Buddha, probably 18th century
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,568) inc. premium
Lot Details
A large giltwood head of the Buddha, probably 18th century
Carved with an impassive expression, tightly knotted hair and long earlobes, the skin surface under a patinated gilt layer worn back to black under-lacquer on the cheeks and eyelids, 43cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an old English collection
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  1. Sarah Shirley-Priest
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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    The Old House
    Solihull, B93 0HT
    United Kingdom
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