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 GBP. Lot 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.