Lot 5108: AN AGARWOOD CARVED FIGURE OF AMITAYUS
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Seated in dhyanasana upon double lotus throne, with hands folded in dhyana sutra, the bodhisattva is shown wearing a shawl and dhoti, richly adorned with elaborate necklace, the face with meditative expression, with celestial ribbon around both arms, flanked by elongated earlobes, the hair pulled up in a topknot behind pointed crown. Qing Dynasty period.
Provenance: Private Collection, Dallas
Dimensions: Height: 8 1/2 in (21.6 cm) Width: 6 1/4 in (15.9 cm) Weight: 378 g