05 novembre 2008

A Rare And Large Lacquered Wood Figure Of Simhanada Avalokitesvara . Early Ming Dynasty, 15th Century

A Rare And Large Lacquered Wood Figure Of Simhanada Avalokitesvara . Early Ming Dynasty, 15th Century Modelled seated on the back of a recumbent lion on a platform, his left hand raised in vitarka mudra, his right hand resting on the right knee, wearing loosely draped robes falling in crisp graceful folds, the borders finely detailed with scrolling and cloud patterns, opening at the chest to reveal an elaborate beaded necklace, the head with a seven-leaf foliate crown containing the Buddha Amitabha in the central leaf, the... [Lire la suite]
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