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Sold for £1800
May 2017 Antiques and Collectables at 10.30 Sale

A 19TH CENTURY SINO-TIBETAN BRONZE BODHISATTVA AVALOKITESHVARA BUDDHA. His hair adorned with a miniature Buddha, two hand gestures on the right, Vitarka Mudra (gesture of transmission of Buddhist principles), to the left hand, the Bhumisparsha Mudra(earth touching gesture). The Mandorla is ornamented with Lotus and Mythic Dragons, the architectural plinth throne base with Pala influenced figures, evidence of gilding, 88cm high (Vendors provenance - formerly in the collection of a friend Dr. P.B. (Studied Oxford Buddhist Iconography, Tibetan and Chinese languages has been published in this area by the National Geographic Society and is a Professor of Tibetan History in the U.S.A.)

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