Lot 774. A large iron Buddha head, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911); 18 1⁄2 in. (47 cm.) high, softwood stand. Price realised USD 35,280 (Estimate USD 5,000 – USD 7,000). © Christie's 2022
The face has a contemplative expression framed by the elongated ear lobes and the wavy hair of the usnisa.
Property Formerly in the Collection of Doris Gottlieb Brickner and Dr. Manuel Gottlieb
Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1986.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022