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Lot 97. A gilt-bronze figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 23.5cm., 9 ¼ in. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 68,500 GBP. © Sotheby's.

seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, the right hand extended in bhumisparshamudra and the left in dhyanamudra, wearing a shawl draped over the left shoulder with the undergarment gathered at the chest, the serene face with downcast eyes and a meditative expression, flanked by a pair of long pendulous ears, the hair gathered in tight curls surmounted by a domed ushnisha

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014