1006. A Small Gilt-Bronze Figure of Buddha

A Small Gilt-Bronze Figure of Buddha, the figure is shown sitting on a stepped base raised on a rectangular, four-legged plinth, with the left hand resting on his knee. The figure is wearing simple, diaphanous robes, and the head is framed by the open center of the flame-form mandorla which is surmounted by the seated figure of Amitabha Buddha, 'Tang-style', height c. 12 cm; wear

From a Swedish private collection, purchased by the present owners father at Sotheby's during the 1970's

Compare with a similar buddha sold at Christie's, New York, 20-21 March 2014, lot 2046