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LOT 1106

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

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

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Chinese Wei Buddha Brick

Wei Dynasty, 534-550 AD

A rectangular ceramic brick bearing a high-relief image of Buddha in Paranirvana, set within a rectangular niché, head resting on raised arm and hand, detailing to the face, ushnisha, hands, feet and robes; remains of painted pigmentation. 5.3 kg, 33cm (13"). Fair condition.

Provenance
From a Hong Kong collection of Buddhist art formed in the 1990s.