Lot 5079: A GILT-BRONZE STATUE OF BODHISATTVA
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Cast seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, the right hand hold in varada mudra and the left hand raised to the chest in vitarkamudra, both supporting lotuses rising to the shoulders along the elbows, wearing a dhoti and a loose shawl over the shoulder, adorned with bejewelled necklace around the waist and the chest, the face with a benevolent expression, crowned with a leaf tiara in front of a high chignon. Qing Dynasty period.
Dimensions: Height: 6 3/4 in (17.1 cm) Width: 4 1/4 in (10.8 cm)