08 août 2019

A gilt bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 60. A gilt bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 19.8cm., 7 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,875 GBP. © Sotheby's. the figure seated in dhyanasana, his right hand in bhumisparsa,  the left in dhyanamudra, wearing a long robe draped over the left shoulder leaving the right bare, with eyes downcast in a meditative expression, the hair in tight curls surmounted by an ushnisha, supported on a double pedestal lotus... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2018

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

Lot 1642. A magnificent large bronze figure of Zhenwu, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 20 in. (50.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 250,000 - USD 350,000. Price realised USD 2,210,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Seated majestically with his left hand resting on his left knee and his right inapanmudra, dressed in long robes incised with cloud scroll on the hems that fall to the tops of his bare feet and are secured above the waist with a court belt, below his exposed armor, the robes boldly cast on the... [Lire la suite]
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