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Lot 24*

A FINE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AN ARHAT

Estimated Value:

4.000 € - 6.000 €

Result:

5.838 € incl. Premium and VAT

Description:

Tibet, inscribed, 18th ct,
H. 15,3 cm
Seated in vajrasana on a blanket covering a double cushion incised with various musters, both hands in front of the abdomen, wearing a monastic garment including a mantle covering both shoulders, its border incised with scrolling tendrils, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows running into the nose-bridge, urna at his forehead, elongated earlobes and a black coloured shaven hairdo, the reverse of the base with short inscription, seal opened.
Old South German private collection, assembled before 1995
One finger chipped, minor wear and minor traces of age, inlaid urna repl.