22 mai 2009

A rare inscribed silver-alloy figure of Sakyamuni Buddha, 10th-13th century

A rare inscribed silver-alloy figure of Sakyamuni Buddha, 10th-13th century Seated in dhyanasana upon a raised lotus pedestal with a flaming mandala behind, with right hand raised in vitarka mudra, the serene face framed by tight curls around a high usnisha and long pendent earlobes, the reverse inscribed with a twenty-character inscription, stand, box. 13.2cm (5¼in) high (3). Estimate: £25,000 - 35,000 - Unsold Provenance: a Canadian private collection, TorontoYan Collection, New York, 1990sJ. Abraham Cohen... [Lire la suite]
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