A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus Cyclically dated to gengyin year (corresponding to AD1770) and of the period
Lot 277
A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus
Cyclically dated to gengyin year (corresponding to AD1770) and of the period
Sold for £9,375 (US$ 15,742) inc. premium
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A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus
Cyclically dated to gengyin year (corresponding to AD1770) and of the period
Seated in dhyanasana with hands in dhyana mudra, the narrowed eyes cast down in contemplation below a high foliate crown and adorned with jewellery, the robe flowing down from the left shoulder and reaching to the square base formed with openwork scrolled terminals and inscribed with the nine-character inscription. 21.5cm (8in) high

Footnotes

  • 清乾隆1770年 銅鎏金無量壽佛坐像 陰刻「大清乾隆庚寅年敬造」楷書款
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