A gilt-bronze figure of Medicine Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s
seated in dhyanasana, the right hand extended in varadamudra holding a single myrobalan fruit between thumb and index finger, the left hand in dhyanamudra, wearing a shawl draped over the right shoulder, with the undergarment gathered below the bare chest, the hair gathered in tight curls above a serene face with downcast eyes; 27cm., 10 5/8 in.
PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Londres | 05 nov. 2014, 10:00 AM