Lot 3280

A large Sino-Tibetan fire-gilt bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, 19th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 712 Lots


Fully round, fire-gilt bronze, partially chased and finely engraved, with dark patination in places. The sitting, meditating and devotional Buddha Shakyamuni on a large lotus pedestal. An apocryphal Ming mark on the back. Total height 67 cm. Given its age, in good condition overall. The gilding abraded in places. Slight traces of oxidation. Closed base.

Provenance: From a South German noble family.

Condition: II + Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 712 lots and starts on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 3001 - 3712. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.