Lot 2041. Stele with the Buddha, Bodhisattva and monks

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Auction date
12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +01:00
ID 199681
Lot 2041 | Stele with the Buddha, Bodhisattva and monks
China. Northern and southern dynasties (420-581). 6. Century

White marble finely carved and polished. In the center of a nearly full plastic sitting in a canopy of vaulted niche
Buddha with high Ushnisha in Lotus posture on a throne and his robe falls in rich
Wrinkles. Him monks and Bodhisattva to accompany, standing on Lotus pedestals, the tendrils of the
from the beaks of bird-headed mythical creatures including grow. Above the canopy
a dense forest of Bodhibäumen. In the lower Register, two lions, a mountain-shaped
Incense burner, flank. Height 63cm, width 42cm, depth 11cm. In a wooden base attached. Condition b. Broken and restored.
Collection Of Colonel Paul Kuhlo (1866-1943). Kuhlo studied Sinology in Berlin and served from 1912 as a commander in the East Asian Marine detachment in kiaochow. 1914-9 he spent in Japanese captivity in Asakusa, and Narashino. The Stele, he brought on his return to Germany.
-German private collection, acquired from the estate of the heirs.
-German Art Trade

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