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Lot 9

A BRONZE FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA

Estimated Value:

5.000 € - 8.000 €

Description:

Ladakh, 12th c.
H. 21,5 cm
Seated in vajrasana on a lotus-base with his right hand in varadamudra while the left is resting on his lap, wearing dhoti incised with a scrolling motif, jewellery partly set with semi-precious stones, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below slightly arched eyebrows, raised urna at the forehead, elongated earlobes with ear-plugs, his hair combed in a chignon and secured with a tiara.
South German private collection, according to records previously from an old German private collection, assembled before 1990
Wear, slightly chipped, few small repairs

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