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Cast Bronze Figure of an Ascetic Buddha

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
513
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Cast Bronze Figure of an Ascetic Buddha, China, possibly Ming dynasty, seated with his right leg raised and his left in parallel to the ground, both of his hands folded on his right knee, his head looking down, his bearded chin touching his left hand, downcast eyes, closed mouth with slight hint of smile, curled hair, eyebrows, mustache, and beard, ht. 8 3/4 in.

Provenance: Exhibited at the Jersey City Library in the 1930s.
Estimate $700-900

a puncture in the back, otherwise in good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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