08 novembre 2018

A bronze figure of Sitatapatr, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

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Lot 63. A bronze figure of Sitatapatr, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 16.5 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBPLot sold 23,750 £ (27,201 €). © Sotheby's.

cast seated in dhyanasana on a lotus pedestal base with cloth draped down the front, the left hand clutching a chatra, the body adorned with elaborate jewellery, wrapped with a bellowing celestial scarf around the shoulders and arms, the face of a benevolent expression framed by pendulous earrings and surmounted by an elaborate five-point diadem surrounding a high chignon, traces of polychrome.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 Nov 2018, 10:30 AM

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