Lot 230: CHINESE GILT BRONZE BUDDHA FIGURE OF BODHISATTVA
November 11, 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: The Chinese gilt bronze Buddha figure of bodhisattva with resplendent, smiling, peaceful serene face and radiant amidst intricate ornate five points crown, elongated ears with floral earrings in relaxed in posture. Adorned with many attractive silks and jewels. Left hands raised on chest level, in Shuni-Mudra gesture, the tip of middle finger and thumb touch, forming a circle, all other fingers are extended upwards which is gesture of great compassion. Right hand resting on his lap in Dhyanasana Mudra. The ornamentation and jewelry are repetitive but not boring. Two beautiful feet seated in vajra position. The underside with incised quatrefoil flori-form petal visvavajra mark surrounding the centralized DaiJi.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 9-1/2" H
Medium: bronze, gold
Date: Qing Dynasty