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Lot 1. A bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva Ming dynasty, 16th century; 31.2 cm, 12 1/4 in. (without the base). Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 EUR. Lot sold: 35,280 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's.

the divinity seated in vajraparyankasana on a double lotus base with a small dog lying in front, her serene face set with a benevolent smile, her torso adorned with beaded jewelry, a shawl draping around her shoulders and billowing around her arms, her right hand in vitarkamudra and the left in dhyanasana presenting a pearl, wood stand.

Property from a French private collection.

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Lot 2. A parcel-gilt bronze seated Buddha, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 26.1 cm, 10¼ inEstimate: 5,000 - 7,000 EUR. Lot sold: 11,340 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's.

seated in vajraparyankasana with hands in dhyanamudra, wearing ample robes opening at the chest to reveal a wan symbol, the torso and face gilt, his serene face detailed with downcast eyes, long pendulous earlobes, and tightly coiled hairs, the usnisha surmounted by a round jewel, the interior hollow.

Property from a French private collection, Rhône-Alpes.

A large bronze figure of Bhaishajyaguru Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

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Lot 6. A large bronze figure of Bhaishajyaguru, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 34.4 cm, 13½ inEstimate: 20,000 - 30,000 EUR. Lot sold: 30,240 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's.

seated in vajraparyankasana on a lotus base, wearing a long flowing garment hemmed with a floral border, draping over his shoulder and opening at the chest, the right hand in bhumisparsha, the left hand in dhyana mudra, the serene face set in a meditative expression below thin arched brows, flanked by a pair of pendulous earlobes, the tightly curled hairs surmounted by a domed ushnisha.

Property from a French private collection, Rhône-Alpes.

Provenance: By repute acquired by the father of the present owner in Belgium during the 1960s.

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Lot 7. large parcel-gilt bronze Buddha on a lotus stand, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 52 cm, 20½ inEstimate: 15,000 - 25,000 EUR. Lot sold: 32,760 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's.

well cast seated in vajraparyankasana with the hands in dhyanamudra, wearing a long flowing robe and dhoti, open at the chest, the face with a contemplative expression detailed with downcast eyes beneath high arched brows, flanked by long pendulous ears, all supported on a lotus base comprised of three tiers of overlapping petals.

Property from a French private collection, Rhône-Alpes.

Provenance: By repute acquired by the father of the present owner in Belgium during the 1960s.

Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 10 june 2021