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18TH C LARGE QING SILVER BRONZE INLAID AMITAYUS BUDDHA
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18th Century Large Qing Dynasty Chinese Tibetan silver bronze Bodhisattva figure of seated Amitayus Buddha, the Enlightened One of Immeasurable Life, Lord of Limitless Life and Pristine Awareness, the Sambhogakaya aspect (Enjoyment Body) of Buddha Amitabha.
Cast in formal figure, with serene face, two long eyes glancing with compassion on beings, gazing on the entirety of migrators; and a smiling face, beneath a elaborate crown, with the hair in tufts. Wearing the complete Sambhogakaya vestments, many jewels, armbands and necklace, adorned with silver. Two hands held in Dhyana mudra gesture of meditation. Seated in vajra posture upon double lotus throne.
Underside with incised quatrefoil flori-form petal visvavajra gilt mark surrounding the centralized DaiJi.

Dimensions: 18" H

PROVENANCE:
From The Private Collections of Jean-Pierre Bradley. This special group of items were bought from an estate sale, the consignors were told that these items came from the first wife (pictured) of Jean-Pierre Bradley. Born in France and left in 1936 to become a long time resident from Georgia. A graduate of MIT in Electrical engineering was recruited to be involved in the initial planning of the first US ICBM. Throughout his life he had the opportunity to travel extensively . His travels led him to many foreign countries where he would buy treasures for his beloved wife. These items are believed to be a small part of the treasures he invested in. The Jean-Pierre Bradley's collections can be found from Lot-133 through Lot-174.
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.
EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater.
The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
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18TH C LARGE QING SILVER BRONZE INLAID AMITAYUS BUDDHA

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000
Jan 27, 2018
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Starting Price $1,000
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0171: 18TH C LARGE QING SILVER BRONZE INLAID AMITAYUS BUDDHA

Sold for $5,000
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Est. $2,000 - $3,000Starting Price $1,000
DAY2 NEWYEAR 2018 ESTATES, FINEART & ANTIQUES
Jan 27, 2018 10:00 AM EST
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18th Century Large Qing Dynasty Chinese Tibetan silver bronze Bodhisattva figure of seated Amitayus Buddha, the Enlightened One of Immeasurable Life, Lord of Limitless Life and Pristine Awareness, the Sambhogakaya aspect (Enjoyment Body) of Buddha Amitabha.
Cast in formal figure, with serene face, two long eyes glancing with compassion on beings, gazing on the entirety of migrators; and a smiling face, beneath a elaborate crown, with the hair in tufts. Wearing the complete Sambhogakaya vestments, many jewels, armbands and necklace, adorned with silver. Two hands held in Dhyana mudra gesture of meditation. Seated in vajra posture upon double lotus throne.
Underside with incised quatrefoil flori-form petal visvavajra gilt mark surrounding the centralized DaiJi.

Dimensions: 18" H

PROVENANCE:
From The Private Collections of Jean-Pierre Bradley. This special group of items were bought from an estate sale, the consignors were told that these items came from the first wife (pictured) of Jean-Pierre Bradley. Born in France and left in 1936 to become a long time resident from Georgia. A graduate of MIT in Electrical engineering was recruited to be involved in the initial planning of the first US ICBM. Throughout his life he had the opportunity to travel extensively . His travels led him to many foreign countries where he would buy treasures for his beloved wife. These items are believed to be a small part of the treasures he invested in. The Jean-Pierre Bradley's collections can be found from Lot-133 through Lot-174.
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. <br/>EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater. <br/>The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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