A gilt copper alloy figure of Amitayus Qing dynasty, 18th century
Lot 19
A gilt copper alloy figure of Akshobhya Qing dynasty, 18th century
Sold for US$ 11,875 inc. premium

Lot Details
A gilt copper alloy figure of Amitayus Qing dynasty, 18th century A gilt copper alloy figure of Amitayus Qing dynasty, 18th century A gilt copper alloy figure of Amitayus Qing dynasty, 18th century
A gilt copper alloy figure of Akshobhya
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Seated on lotus throne with his hands in bhumisparsha mudra, abundantly adorned with jewelry of inset stones, large earrings and a five-leafed crown, his shoulders covered with an undulating scarf and swirling tresses, his hair arranged in a two-tiered chignon surmounted by a flaming jewel (cintamani).
7 in. (17.8 cm) high

Footnotes

  • Pieces of similar style and period were sold at Bonhams, New York, 18 March 2013, lot 159, at Christie's, South Kensington, 7 November 2012, lot 706, and at Sotheby's, London, 9 October 1967, lot 102. Also compare to a bronze published in von Schroeder, Indo-Tibetan Bronzes, Hong Kong, 1981, no. 153b.
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