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Detailabbildung: Buddha-Stele
Detailabbildung: Buddha-Stele
Detailabbildung: Buddha-Stele


Höhe: 93 cm.
Indien, Nalanda, 9./ 10. Jahrhundert.

Catalogue price € 12.000 - 14.000 Catalogue price€ 12.000 - 14.000  $ 13,080 - 15,260
£ 10,560 - 12,320
元 93,240 - 108,780
₽ 1,017,360 - 1,186,920

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Further information on this artwork

Bedeutende Stele eines sitzenden Buddha Shakyamuni in schwarzem Chloritstein (Black Stone). Auf flachem doppelten Lotosthron sitzend, darunter ein Säulensockel mit zwei wachenden Löwen. Buddha ist in ein einfaches, faltenreiches Mönchsgewand gekleidet, die Hände in Varamudra, dem Gestus der Erdanrufung gehalten. Flankiert von Apsaras und zwei angedeuteten Stupas ist der Kopf umgeben von einem Nimbus, darüber ein Baldachin aus Blattwerk. Alterssp., leicht best., Steinpatina. (10702475) (15)

Buddha stele
Height: 93 cm.
India, Nalanda, 9th/ 10th century

Important stele of a sitting Buddha Shakyamuni in black chlorite stone. Buddha sculpture on flat, double-lotus pedestal supported by two guard lions. Buddha is wearing a simple, heavily pleated monk´s gown, his hands held in varamudra, the Calling the Earth to Witness gesture Flanked by Apsaras and two implied Stupas, his head is surrounded by a nimbus and a scrollwork canopy. Signs of ageing, with minimal damage. Stone with patina.

This object has been individually compared to the information in the Art Loss Register data bank and is not registered there as stolen or missing.





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