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Lot 0076
Qing Dynasty Chinese gilt bronze seated Shakyamuni Buddha. Cast in formal in appearance, the Buddha gazes forward with Athe eyes, partially closed, and the blue-black hair on the head is piled in a tuft on top with a single gold ornament adorning the crown. Between the eyebrows is a white dot (urna) and adorning the neck are three curved horizontal lines. The earlobes are long and pierced. With the right arm bare the right hand is extended across the knee in the earth touching gesture (mudra). The left performs the gesture (mudra) of meditation - palm upward in the lap. Across the left shoulder is a patchwork robe. A similar lower garment is tied at the waist with a cloth belt. The legs are folded in vajra posture, upon double lotus throne.
Extensive trace of gilt remain on surface.

Dimensions: 5-1/4" H

Condition

EXCELLENT condition, with normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dent. Surface traced wear and or declined to gilding. Normal, considering ages and wears.
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MING GILT BRONZE BUDDHA FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Jan 27, 2018