NER EARLIER IRON HEAD OF A BUDDHA

Starting price:€ 1 000
Auction date:28.04.2017   14:00
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Lot 12NER EARLIER IRON HEAD OF A BUDDHA
NER EARLIER IRON HEAD OF A BUDDHA
Iron
China
Yuan to Ming dynasty
HEIGHT WITHOUT PEDESTAL CA. 21.5 CM, WITH BASE 37,6 CM
Very rare iron head. Determines the introverted, wise, smiling face expression, as well as the pronounced high Ushnisha (the cranial increase) and the design of the hair are curls. The latter character are great as a vortex of symbols in the Form of flowers presented, cosmic vortex, the remind but to the Buddhist the Dharma wheel, Dharmacakra, in China, Falun. Because there are no Gestures of hands and the like is given, can not be determined what the Buddha is. The head is firmly mounted on a Base of precious wood, square-conical shape and at the top of the neck of the Buddha is a kind of sash. Furthermore, on all four sides of a bottle-gourd, Hulu, Symbol of Long life, as the Immortal carried in him the elixir of life.

Expertise: Wolfmar Zacken
From a French collection
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