THE BIG-BELLIED MONK BUDAI24

Starting price:€ 2 000
Auction date:28.04.2017   14:00
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Lot 24THE BIG-BELLIED MONK BUDAI24
THE BIG-BELLIED MONK BUDAI
Bronze
China
late Ming-dynasty (1368 - 1644)
HEIGHT 30.5 CM
A very powerful sculpture crafted of Bronze. The popular diviner, and monk lived in the 10th century. Century. and is also considered as the incarnation of the Buddha of the future Maitreya. In this presentation he is running iconographically accurate, he sits sedately on his bag, which gave him the name (Budai means "calico bag", 布袋). His burly belly is naked, he has attracted and keeps on him with the Hand of a prayer-cord. Well-cut garment folds. His face shows very self-conscious, hilarious trains. Black and brown old Patina, mainly the rear side is also green. A very similar, larger Bronzebudai (46 cm) in nail auction.de on 2. November 2012 Lot 695 to the estimated price of 30-50.000 offered.

Expertise: Wolfmar Zacken
From an old Austrian private collection, then the collection of Sohel Chawla, New Delhi Vienna
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