A fine gilt-bronze figure of eleven-headed Avalokitesvara 18th century
Lot 395
A fine gilt-bronze figure of eleven-headed Avalokitesvara
18th century
Sold for £23,750 (US$ 38,446) inc. premium

Lot Details
The Property of a Belgian Family 比利時家族藏品
A fine gilt-bronze figure of eleven-headed Avalokitesvara
18th century
The Bodhisattva cast with eleven heads rising in five rows, the first three rows each with three heads with contemplative expressions surmounted by a single head with ferocious aspect and a final contemplative face crowned by a flaming mandorla painted red, the robust body heavily decorated with tautly flaring sashes and jewellery strands, the eight arms held in various mudras and one holding a pointed bead, the figure standing on a separately-cast double-lotus pedestal. Overall 34.3cm (13 1/2in) high (2).

Footnotes

  • 十八世紀 銅鎏金十一面觀音立像

    Provenance: a Belgian private collection and thence by descent

    來源:比利時私人收藏,並由家族繼承
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