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LARGE MING BRONZE BUDDHA FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA
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Description
Chinese Ming Dynasty bronze seated Shakyamuni Buddha. Cast in formal in appearance, the Buddha gazes forward with Athe eyes, partially closed, and the blue-black hair on the head is piled in a tuft on top with a single gold ornament adorning the crown. Between the eyebrows is a white dot (urna) and adorning the neck are three curved horizontal lines. The earlobes are long and pierced. With the right arm bare the right hand is extended across the knee in the earth touching gesture (mudra). The left performs the gesture (mudra) of meditation - palm upward in the lap. Across the left shoulder is a patchwork robe. A similar lower garment is tied at the waist with a cloth belt. The legs are folded in vajra posture, upon double lotus throne. Ming Dynasty and of the period.

PROVENANCE: Ralph Dewey (1917-2017) of Indiana. Ralph obtained a bachelor’s degree from Indiana Institute of Technology. He went on to work as a chemical engineer for Edmont for almost 45 years until his retirement. He also served as Museum President and Secretary for Friends of the Library, Chairman of Edmont investment Committee and President for the Hospice Board. Ralph was passionate about his hobbies, which included collecting antiques.

Height:18.5 in
Width: 15.25 in in
Condition
Over all in EXCELLENT condition. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents; Normal, consider ages and wear.

All lots are sold as is and where is. Lauren Galleries provides condition reports upon request to aide in your bidding decision. No statement regarding age, condition, kind, value, or quality of a lot, whether made orally at the auction or at any other time, or in writing in this catalog or elsewhere, shall be construed to be an express or implied warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All sales are final, Lauren Galleries does not give refunds based on condition. Lauren Galleries does not perform any shipping or packing services. We do have a list of suggested shippers who gladly provide quotes prior to your bidding. Please visit our webpage for a list of recommended shippers.

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LARGE MING BRONZE BUDDHA FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500
Jan 04, 2020
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Starting Price $800
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0095: LARGE MING BRONZE BUDDHA FIGURE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA

Sold for $3,250
20 Bids
Est. $1,500 - $2,500Starting Price $800
2020 NEW YEAR CHINESE ANTIQUES & FINE-ARTS
Jan 04, 2020 10:00 AM EST
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Lot 0095 Details

Description
...
Chinese Ming Dynasty bronze seated Shakyamuni Buddha. Cast in formal in appearance, the Buddha gazes forward with Athe eyes, partially closed, and the blue-black hair on the head is piled in a tuft on top with a single gold ornament adorning the crown. Between the eyebrows is a white dot (urna) and adorning the neck are three curved horizontal lines. The earlobes are long and pierced. With the right arm bare the right hand is extended across the knee in the earth touching gesture (mudra). The left performs the gesture (mudra) of meditation - palm upward in the lap. Across the left shoulder is a patchwork robe. A similar lower garment is tied at the waist with a cloth belt. The legs are folded in vajra posture, upon double lotus throne. Ming Dynasty and of the period.

PROVENANCE: Ralph Dewey (1917-2017) of Indiana. Ralph obtained a bachelor’s degree from Indiana Institute of Technology. He went on to work as a chemical engineer for Edmont for almost 45 years until his retirement. He also served as Museum President and Secretary for Friends of the Library, Chairman of Edmont investment Committee and President for the Hospice Board. Ralph was passionate about his hobbies, which included collecting antiques.

Height:18.5 in
Width: 15.25 in in
Condition
...
Over all in EXCELLENT condition. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents; Normal, consider ages and wear. <p>All lots are sold as is and where is. Lauren Galleries provides condition reports upon request to aide in your bidding decision. No statement regarding age, condition, kind, value, or quality of a lot, whether made orally at the auction or at any other time, or in writing in this catalog or elsewhere, shall be construed to be an express or implied warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All sales are final, Lauren Galleries does not give refunds based on condition. Lauren Galleries does not perform any shipping or packing services. We do have a list of suggested shippers who gladly provide quotes prior to your bidding. Please visit our webpage for a list of recommended shippers.

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