Description
Important subject in bronze, formerly lacquered and gilded, representing the Mahâvairocana Buddha (Rulaifo), "the Great Light", one of the major Buddhas of the different Buddhist traditions of mahayana and vajrayana. The deity is seated in padmasana on a double lotus, his hands in dharmaçakra-mudra, spinning the wheel of the law, wearing the monastic robe and adorned with jewels, his bun encircled by a five-flower tiara.
Sino-Tibetan art, 16th century.
H. 51 cm

Provenance: Collection of Baron de M., Customs Administrator in China in the 1920s. Then by descent.

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Important subject in bronze, formerly lacquered and gilded, representing the Mahâvairocana Buddha (Rulaifo), "the Great Light", one of the major Buddhas of the different Buddhist traditions of mahayana and vajrayana. The deity is seated in padmasana on a double lotus, his hands in dharmaçakra-mudra, spinning the wheel of the law, wearing the monastic robe and adorned with jewels, his bun encircled by a five-flower tiara. Sino-Tibetan art, 16th century. H. 51 cm Provenance: Collection of Baron de M., Customs Administrator in China in the 1920s. Then by descent.Expert: Cabinet Ansas et Papillon To bid on this lot 76, a deposit will be required.To bid on this lot 76, a deposit will be required.No bid in LIVE / No bid in Live

Estimate 30 000 - 50 000 EUR
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