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Lot 79: A GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY 44cm highPlatinum House
December 11, 2013
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
A GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
seated in dhyanasana, the right hand bent with palm down before the right knee in bhumisparsa mudra, raised on an oval base
- appears to have been re-gilded
- some corrosion around bottom edge of the base
- losses to most of the coloured stones
- further oxidization to hair and resulting loss
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