24 mars 2018

A rare gilt-lacquered wood figure of Buddha enthroned, 17th-18th century

Lot 1041. A rare gilt-lacquered wood figure of Buddha enthroned, 17th-18th century; 30 ¼ in. (76.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 200,000. Price realised USD 684,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Shakyamuni sits in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base atop a rectangular throne centered with the flaming triratna motif and flanked by Buddhist lions. He holds his hands in bhumisparshamudra, the earth-touching gesture, and is clad in voluminous robes. The face is... [Lire la suite]