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A gilt-bronze figure of Vaisravana, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Estimate 10,00015,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s

finely cast seated on a double-lotus base, the right hand holding a lotus, the left hand holding a rat, wearing a simple dhoti and elaborate beaded necklace, the face with meditative expression framed by a five-pointed crown; 9.5cm., 3¾in.

Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Londres | 05 nov. 2014, 10:00 AM