A rare documentary bronze figure of Buddha Dated by inscription to the second year of Longqing (corresponding to AD1568) and of the period
Lot 268
A rare documentary bronze figure of Buddha
Dated by inscription to the second year of Longqing (corresponding to AD1568) and of the period
Sold for £13,750 (US$ 22,212) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare documentary bronze figure of Buddha
Dated by inscription to the second year of Longqing (corresponding to AD1568) and of the period
The Buddha cast with eyes looking calmly downwards, the right hand raised in abhaya mudra and the left hand resting with the right middle finger raised towards the thumb, the robe with an incised floral border folded over the left shoulder and spreading evenly over the feet, the bottom of the lotus pedestal incised at the front with the inscription Longqing er nian zao.
32cm (12 5/8in) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an English private collection

    明隆慶二年(1568年) 銅佛坐像 陰刻「隆慶二年造」楷書款

    來源: 英國私人收藏
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