Lot 774. A large iron Buddha head, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911); 18 1⁄2 in. (47 cm.) high, softwood standPrice 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