A lacquered bronze model of Buddha on a lotus petal double base
Lot 8359
A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha Ming dynasty
Sold for US$ 17,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha  Ming dynasty A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha  Ming dynasty A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha  Ming dynasty A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha  Ming dynasty A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha  Ming dynasty A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha  Ming dynasty A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha  Ming dynasty A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha  Ming dynasty A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha  Ming dynasty A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha  Ming dynasty A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha  Ming dynasty
Lot Details
Property from a Private Seattle, Washington Collector, Acquired by the Family in the 1920's
A lacquered bronze figure of Buddha
Ming dynasty
Depicted in the posture and mudra of meditation (dhyana), attired in loose robes incised in ornate floral patterns open to the waist but covering both shoulders, his face bearing a serene expression framed by pendulous earlobes and prominent curls of hair covering his low ushnisha, supported by an elaborate raised lotus blossom platform atop a single stem encircled by a wave-form balustraded dais supported by ruyi-form feet; still bearing traces of lacquer and gilt to some surfaces of the figures attire and to the lotus petals (corrosion, wear).
16 1/4in (41cm) total height inclusive of base
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    Auction Administration - Chinese Works of Art
    Bonhams
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    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
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