A gilt-bronze figure of a Buddhist deity and mandorla 17th/18th century
Lot 269
A gilt-bronze figure of a Buddhist deity and mandorla
17th/18th century
Sold for £20,000 (US$ 33,679) inc. premium
Auction Details
A gilt-bronze figure of a Buddhist deity and mandorla 17th/18th century
Lot Details
A gilt-bronze figure of a Buddhist deity and mandorla
17th/18th century
The four-headed deity wearing Buddhist tiaras surrounding the stupa-like headdress, one pair of hands held in front of the chest in dharmachakra mudra, the three other pairs of hands each holding a Buddhist object including two vajras, a bow and arrow and a sword, the figure cast with a smaller female figure seated on his left knee with her right arm wrapped around his shoulder, all atop a double-lotus pedestal with a Tibetan inscription on the reverse and framed by a separately-cast flaming mandorla.
Overall 20.1cm (8in) high (2).

Footnotes

  • 十七/十八世紀 銅鎏金四面八臂佛像,連背光

    Provenance: a Belgian private collection

    來源:比利時私人收藏
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