Unusual cast iron Buddha with integral mandorla- Yuan/early Ming . Nearly exact example except different Mudra in Sothebys Art of the Buddha, September 22, 2005-page 94. This one is at least as fine, and retains more gilding. . That one has a pre-auction estimate of $5,000 to $7,000. Images to follow. Measures 9 inches tall on its custom base, the base measures 2 inches tall x 4 3/4 inches across x 4 inches deep. The piece itself measures 7 inches tall x 3 1/2 inches across x 2 1/2 deep.
Availability : Auction
Dating: 14th Century - 15th Century
Pricing : $$$$$