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Lot 40: THE BUDDHIST SAINT SHARIPUTRA

Fine Asian Art

by Galerie Zacke Vienna

November 19, 2016

Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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Description: Bronze with fire gilding. Tibet, approx. 18th cent.

A bronze-figurine with the rare depiction of Shariputra. He is one of Buddha’s main disciples, his talents made it possible for him to preach in representation of Buddha resp. to comment on the teachings. In depictions Buddha is, as a rule, flanked by Shariputra and Maudgalyayana. This bronze shows the Arhat (disciple of Buddha) from the front standing on a round lotus base, in the right hand holding a patra (alms bowl), the finger positions show the gesture of demon protection, and in the other a khakkhara (rattle stick). Floor-lenth robe with decorated seams, nicely expressive facial features. On the back is an area where votive offerings were contained in the bronze.
HEIGHT 15,2 CM
From an old South German collection
鑲金青銅造舍利弗立像。西藏,約18世紀。高15.2厘米。

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