A gilt bronze figure of Shakyamuni Buddha. 14th/15th century

Seated in dhyanasana on a triangular double-lotus throne, adorned in long flowing robes revealing his chest, the face in a contemplative expression flanked by long pendulous ears below tightly coiled hair rising to a high ushnisha2 3/4in (7cm) high. Estimate: $2,500 - 3,500

Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 29 Jun 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.com