20 mai 2020

A gilt bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Nepal, 15th century

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Lot 53. A gilt bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Nepal, 15th century; 25.8cm (10 1/8) high. Estimate £15,000-25,000Sold for £80,500 (€ 90,087). Photo: Bonhams.

The Buddha seated cross-legged in dhyanasana, his hands raised and placed on his lap respectively in bhumisparsa mudra, simplistically attired with a shanghati draped across the left shoulder, bordered with beaded and floral hems, the benevolent face with downcast eyes inlaid with a turquoise urna, under a prominent domed usnisha formed with coiled curls, flanked by two lotus medallions above pendulous ears.  

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2015, London, New Bond Street

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