A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

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Lot 43
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA
QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

Sold for US$ 21,250 inc. premium
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA
QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
Cast in two parts: figure and base.
Himalayan Art Resources item no.61555
9in (22.8cm) high

Footnotes

  • This sizable Qing dynasty bronze displays the classic features of a round face with a cheerful smile, a lavish robe with incised hems and heavy pleats pooling across his legs, and faultless double lotus pedestal with an upper beaded edge. It compares favorably to similar examples published in von Schroeder, Indo-Tibetan Bronzes, Hong Kong, 1981, p.550, no.157A; Puckle, A Collection of Buddhist Bronzes from Mongolia, Flagstaff, 1969, no.1; and Tulku, Sacred Art of Tibet, San Francisco, 1972, pp.82-3, no.31.

    Published
    Tadeusz Skorupski, The Path to Enlightenment: Buddhist Art through the Ages, Spink, Singapore, 1997, p.30, no.19.

    Provenance
    a Washington State Private Collection
    Spink & Son Ltd, Singapore, 1997
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A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
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