Lot 5069: A WHITE JADE CARVED FIGURE OF AMITAYUS
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: The Amitayus well carved seated in dhyanasana with hands holding a pavilion with a niche enclosed a seated Buddha, wearing long flowing robes opened at the front, the face with a serene expression with downcast eyes and a gentle smile, the tightly curled hair surmounted by an ushnisha atop, the stone of a white tone with veins of russet inclusion. Mid Qing Dynasty period.
Notes: Please refer to a similar but smaller (4¾ in or 12 cm) white jade carved buddha, sold in Christie's New York on September 18, 2014, Lot 1259
Dimensions: Height: 6 1/8 in (15.6 cm) Width: 4 1/8 in (10.5 cm)