A gilt-bronze dharmamacakra Qing dynasty, 18th century
Lot 467
A gilt-bronze dharmachakra Qing dynasty, 18th century
Sold for HK$ 25,000 (US$ 3,224) inc. premium
Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman (lots 451-474)
A gilt-bronze dharmachakra
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Cast and gilt in the form of the Wheel of Law balanced above a double lotus pedestal, the circular epicentre within the outer ring fastened at the eight polar axis, embellished with semi-precious hardstones.
8cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清十八世紀 銅鎏金法輪擺件

    Other examples of gilt-bronze dharmachakras are preserved in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, illustrated in A Special Exhibition of Buddhist Gilt Votive Objects, Taipei, 1995, pp.92-93, no.15.
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