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Gold-lacquered Bronze Head/Torso and a Hand of Buddha

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Gold-lacquered Bronze Head/Torso and a Hand of Buddha, Thailand, Ayutthaya style, the torso with a sanghati over the left shoulder, no ushnisha; and the hand in abhaya mudra, mounted on a modern wood stand, ht. to 10 7/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

the torso with some casting flaw, flaking to gilt and lacquered layers, heavy soiling, rusting, spotty patinas; the hand with flaking to gilt and lacquered layers, rusting, spotty patinas.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Thailand, Buddhahood, Buddhism, Buddhist culture, Gestures, Indian iconography, Indian religions, Mudra, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Religion, Ushnisha, Vajrayana

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