Lot 31: Bronze Figure of a Bodhisattva Guanyin, Ming

Auctionata Paddle8 AG

October 22, 2016, 2:00 PM CET
Berlin, Germany
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Description: Bronze with dark patina, traces of former color painting and gilt China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) Bronze figure of a seated Bodhisattva Guanyi in padmasana position The right hand performing the vitarkamudra, the left hand placed on the right foot The head adorned with an elaborate crown with a small figure of Buddha Amitabha in the center Meditative facial expression with an indicated smile and downcast eyes The bodhisattva wears princely garment and jewelry Dimensions: c. 21 x 13 x 13 cm Good condition consistent with age Object is regular taxed. 19% VAT is added to the purchase price for deliveries within the EU. Condition: The figure is in good condition with usual, age related signs of wear. The middle finger of the left hand is restored and the tip of the left thumb is missing. Minimal loss of material at the lower edge. The height measures 21 cm, the width and the depth c. 13 cm. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.
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