Chinese Tibetan Qing Dynasty gilt bronze Buddha Arhat figure of Vajriputra the Elder (Tibetan: ne ten, dor je mo bu, Sanskrit: Sthavira Vajriputra), the 5th arhat from the set of 16 great arhats. Cast with elder face, beard and thick eye brow, slim body with right hand raised holding a jewel, the left hand hold a begging bowl with dark green dragon rises upward with claws extended . Attired in robes of a monk, the right arm and chest remain uncovered. standing upon a lotus pedestal. Extensive trace of gilt remain on robes and pedestal.
Dimensions: 7" H
PROVENANCE: From New York Estate Sales and Auctions Near The Hudson, 1928. The same collections can be found from Lot-269 through Lot-322.
Over all in 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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