Lot 66
 
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AMITAYUS    

CHINA/TIBET, 18TH CENTURY
Gold lacquered bronze
6 in (15.3 cm) high

NON-EXPORTABLE UNREGISTERED ANTIQUITY

PROVENANCE
Property of a Lady, South India


Popularly associated with longevity, this graceful Amitayus is cast in the Tibeto-Chinese style. Wearing a diaphanous robe, a foliate tiara, and heavy jewellery suspended from his elongated earlobes, he is seated in vajrasana on a double lotus base, with his hands resting on his lap. The sculpture has visible remnants of gold lacquer.




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  Lot 66 of 74  

ASIAN ART
9-10 AUGUST 2017

Estimate
$6,350 - 9,525
Rs 4,00,000 - 6,00,000

RESERVE NOT MET













 



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