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Lot 0086
AN INSCRIBED QING DYNASTY HARDSTONE-INLAID GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF MAITREYA 18TH C. Dimensions: 13 1/4 x 8 x 5 3/4 in. Provenance: The David Collins(1902-1975) Collection, acquired during Mr. Collins' career in the British Consular Service in China and Eastern Tibet between 1920s and 1930s, and thence by descent in the Collins family. A picture of Collins' residence shows the bronze figure in 1940s. During his stay in Tibet and China, Collins built a significant collection of Tibetan and Chinese art. The same collections can be found from Lot 73 through Lot 111. High resolution pictures can be found at https://file.ac/21euCO1oZvAE0NmD6TOJFg/

Condition

No repair or restoration. In excellent condition.

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AN INSCRIBED QING GILT BRONZE MAITREYA 18TH C

Estimate $200 - $400Oct 12