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Bronze Buddha

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2591B
Lot:
13
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2591B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 20, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Bronze Buddha, Eastern India, Pala period, 10th century, seated on a group of three elephants with his hands in the "earth witness" mudra, patina of malachite with azurite deposits, ht. 11 5/8 in.
Estimate $12,000-15,000

Three small holes on the back at the base with loss to the edge beneath and two small holes at the back of the Buddha all from normal wear

Keywords

India, Azurite, Buddhism, Carbonate minerals, Gautama Buddha, Gemstones, Iconography, Malachite, Mudra

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