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LOT 171

Lot 171

A Gilt Bronze Figure of Akshobhya, Western Tibet, 13th/14th Century

A Gilt Bronze Figure of Akshobhya, Western Tibet, 13th/14th Century
Lot 171 Details
A Gilt Bronze Figure of Akshobhya, Western Tibet, 13th/14th Century

十三/十四世纪 藏西 铜鎏金阿閦座像

Seated in dhyanasana with the right hand lowered in bhumisparsa mudra and the left hand in dhyana mudra, adorned in jewellery, long flowing ribbons, and a tall Kashmiri-style crown, with a celestial scarf forming an arch behind
height 6.5 in — 16.5 cm

Estimate $1,500-$2,500

Realised: $3,300
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A Gilt Bronze Figure of Akshobhya, Western Tibet, 13th/14th Century
  • A Gilt Bronze Figure of Akshobhya, Western Tibet, 13th/14th Century
  • A Gilt Bronze Figure of Akshobhya, Western Tibet, 13th/14th Century
  • A Gilt Bronze Figure of Akshobhya, Western Tibet, 13th/14th Century
  • A Gilt Bronze Figure of Akshobhya, Western Tibet, 13th/14th Century
Provenance:

From the Collection of Joe Der, Toronto/Montreal.
Acquired in China before 1980.
乔德先生私人珍藏
1980年之前购自中国

Note:

Compare with other examples of Akshobhya Buddha figures found on Himalayan Art Resources.

Himalayan Art Resources, Akshobhya
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