Lot 454* - A189AS Asian Art: Japan, India, South-East Asia - Tuesday, 04. June 2019, 02.30 PM

A RARE BRONZE FIGURE OF MAHAVAIROCANA.

Central Java, 9th/10th c. Height 21 cm.
Bronze with later gilding on red lacquer. Seated on a lotus pedestal with staggered leaves he has raised the hands in bodhyagri-mudra. The figure itself is solid cast, the throne is hollow. The eyes are inlaid with little pearls, originally probably with silver.

Provenance: Old European private collection (remains of an old sticker at the back). European art market.

CHF 30 000 / 50 000

€ 26 320 / 43 860

Sold for CHF 51 540 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.