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LOT 1150

Estimate
GBP (£) 180 - 240
EUR (€) 220 - 290
USD ($) 250 - 330

Opening Bid
£180 (EUR 215; USD 245) (+bp*)

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Chinese Northern Wei Buddha Brick

Northern Wei Dynasty, 386-534 AD

A rectangular ceramic brick with ogival niché featuring a seated nimbate Buddha figure in high-relief, hands in the Abhaya mudra of reassurance; green, orange, red and black pigment remaining. 3.6 kg, 33.5 x 16.5cm (13 1/4 x 6 1/2"). Fair condition.

Provenance
Property of a North London gentleman; acquired on the UK art market before 2000.