Lot 2031. Right foot of a monumental Buddhist figure

Sold:€ 22 000
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
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ID 19069
Lot 2031 Right foot of a monumental Buddhist figure
China. Ming dynasty or earlier. Bronze with remains of gilding. The well-proportioned feet with detailed toes is shown with a raised big toe. The cuffs and instep are adorned with pearl laces from the instep in addition to Lotus leaves to hang.

About the attitude of the whole figure can only be speculated. It could be a foot in the movement on a separate Lotus base or down the sides of the stretched foot of a character in raja lalitasana. The amazing size, the perfect design and the high quality metal of a character from a major workshop close. Weight 9.38 kg, height 20cm, length: approx. 38cm. Condition A/B.

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