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YONGLE GILT BRONZE FOUR ARMS AVALOKITHESVARA BUDDHA
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Description
Ming Dynasty Chinese Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze Buddha figure of Bodhisattvas, in manifestation of Avalokiteshvara, Chaturbhuja, All Seeing Lord with Four Hands, also famous for the first use of the six syllable mantra - om mani padme hum.
A Bodhisattva figure of seated Avalokiteshvara, The face has well-defined, arched brows above elongated, almond-shaped eyes, very resplendent, smiling, peaceful and radiant. With four hands, the first are folded at the heart in Dharma Chakra Mudra gesture, and holding entwined lotus ornate wrapped the arms terminated to the everted ends on the shoulders. The lower hold a crystal mala and jeweled lotus. Adorned with many attractive silks and jewels, beautified with dark blue hair in tufts, some falling loose across the shoulders, tied with flowers.
Seated in full crossed legs, vajra posture, with right over left, upon a double lotus throne.
Extensive trace of gilt remain on surface, with hints of dark-blue pigment on hair.

The underside with incised Quadre-foil flori-form petals visvavajra mark surrounded the centralized DaiJi.

Mark on up front pedestal, incised seven script -KaiShu- character, YongLe Reign Period of Great Ming.

Dimension: 10" H
Condition
Over all in EXCELLENT condition. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents. Surface traced wear and or declined to gilding. . Normal, consider ages and wear.


Please Note: EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater. The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
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YONGLE GILT BRONZE FOUR ARMS AVALOKITHESVARA BUDDHA

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800
Jan 13, 2017
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Starting Price $600
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0261: YONGLE GILT BRONZE FOUR ARMS AVALOKITHESVARA BUDDHA

Sold for $8,500
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Est. $1,200 - $1,800Starting Price $600
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Lot 0261 Details

Description
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Ming Dynasty Chinese Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze Buddha figure of Bodhisattvas, in manifestation of Avalokiteshvara, Chaturbhuja, All Seeing Lord with Four Hands, also famous for the first use of the six syllable mantra - om mani padme hum.
A Bodhisattva figure of seated Avalokiteshvara, The face has well-defined, arched brows above elongated, almond-shaped eyes, very resplendent, smiling, peaceful and radiant. With four hands, the first are folded at the heart in Dharma Chakra Mudra gesture, and holding entwined lotus ornate wrapped the arms terminated to the everted ends on the shoulders. The lower hold a crystal mala and jeweled lotus. Adorned with many attractive silks and jewels, beautified with dark blue hair in tufts, some falling loose across the shoulders, tied with flowers.
Seated in full crossed legs, vajra posture, with right over left, upon a double lotus throne.
Extensive trace of gilt remain on surface, with hints of dark-blue pigment on hair.

The underside with incised Quadre-foil flori-form petals visvavajra mark surrounded the centralized DaiJi.

Mark on up front pedestal, incised seven script -KaiShu- character, YongLe Reign Period of Great Ming.

Dimension: 10" H
Condition
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Over all in EXCELLENT condition. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents. Surface traced wear and or declined to gilding. . Normal, consider ages and wear. <br/><br><br>Please Note: EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater. The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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