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Auction Closes At: 14:52:00 03/05/2024
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 347. Northern Qi Limestone Standing Buddha
Estimate: $5,000-$8,000
Current High Bid: $18,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $18,000.00

Category: Asian Art
Sub Category: China - Early Periods
Culture or Country: China.
Period: Northern Qi dynasty, ca. 550 - 577 A.D. or later.
Size: 39H. x 13W.

Description: The slender, elegant figure is depicted in a standing pose, originally on top of a socle, with right hand raised in abhaya mudra, and the left hand lowered as it holds the edge of his diaphanous, layered robes that cling to the contours of the body as they fall to just above the ankles, the graceful folds indicated by single or double carved lines. The face is carved with a serene expression, and the hair is dressed in whorl-like curls that also cover the domed ushnisha. A halo adorned his shoulders with stylized lotus petals surround the head. For similar see: H. Munsterberg, Sculpture of the Orient, New York, 1972, pl. 83. Good ancient layered patina with some remaining gilt and red pigment, and scattered surface deposits. Typically missing a large portion of the halo, right hand, feet and left finger tips. Mounted on a custom base. A beautiful example.
Provenance: Private NYC. collection. From the private collection of a Somerset gentleman; previously in an old British collection, formed in the 1980s on the UK. and European art markets.
Shipping Fee:
National: $1,700.00
International: $1,800.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Northern Qi Limestone Standing Buddha

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Ehecatl $18,000.00 1 3/5/2024 2:46:22 PM
2. Winner88 $17,000.00 1 3/5/2024 2:44:31 PM
3. Ehecatl $16,000.00 1 3/5/2024 2:44:12 PM
4. Winner88 $15,000.00 1 3/5/2024 2:43:17 PM
5. Ehecatl $15,000.00(losing tie) 1 3/5/2024 2:44:05 PM

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