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Lot 81: GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY 16.5cm high

Fine Asian Works of Art

by Lyon & Turnbull

November 8, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
finely cast seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the hands held in dhyana mudra, adorned with abundant jewellery inlaid with hardstones, his lower body clad in a dhoti, the face serene with downcast eyes, wearing wheel-shaped earrings
16.5cm high

Condition Report: - Good overall appearance
- There is a dent to the head of the figure, resulting in the top chignon being slightly tilted, there is also a short crack to the chignon
- Losses to the inlaid hardstones
- Rubbings to the gilding as consistent with age


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