Lot 5119: A GILT-BRONZE 'BODHISATTVA' STELE
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: The gilt-bronze stele is well cast with bodhisattva seated on pedestal to the center, his robe falling in crisp graceful folds, surrounded by numerous standing attendants worshipping him, all raised from a lotus stand. The gilt-bronze stele is supported by a later carved zitan lotus stand with flaming-like backsplat. Ming Dynasty period.
Dimensions: Height: 10 3/8 in (26.4 cm) Width: 7 1/2 in (19.1 cm)