Superb Antique Chinese Sino Tibetan Gilt Bronze Amitayus Buddha Statue Sculpture For Sale
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ANTIQUE CHINESE TIBETAN BRONZE STATUE OF AMITAYUS BUDDHA
Beautifully festooned with a traditional, bejeweled necklace, the Buddha is seated with legs crossed in the lotus position, hands together in Prayer, toes spread above an integral lotus base. An outstanding casting, among the finest of bronzework. Amitayus is a Buddha who increases our lifespan, merit, and wisdom. He is the Enjoyment Body aspect of Buddha Amitabha. Traces of gold-gilt throughout. Measures 8" (20cm) in height, heavy casting at 4.4 pounds (lb). Judging by the wear and style, this piece most probably dates to sometime in the 19th century or later.
Provenance: from a private European collector
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