Lot 30: LARGE LACQUERED AND PAINTED BUDDHA 92cm high
08 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
LARGE LACQUERED AND PAINTED BUDDHA
seated in dhyanasana, the hands held in front in dhyanamudra, dressed in loose robes falling from the shoulders over the arms and onto the ground, downcast eyes under high arched brows, all below tightly curled hair centred by the ushnisha, applied overall with red lacquer
- Good overall appearance
- Some of the blue curls of the Buddha's hair have become detached and a few of them are missing
- The head of the Buddha has suffered some moisture damage
- Some wear to the lacquer
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Private London collection.