SinoTibetan Bronzes Shine at Kaminski Auctions Summer Asian Antiques and Estate Auction Sunday, June 11, 2017

Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Lama Figure

Kaminski Auctions announces it’s summer Asian Antiques and Estate Auction to be held Sunday, June 11, 2017. The two-session sale commences with Asian Art and Antiques in Session One starting at 10:00 am EST followed by the Estate portion of the sale in Session Two.

Kaminski Auctions Asian specialist has brought a selection of new to the market pieces including an exciting selection of Sino-Tibetan bronzes from private collections all over New England. Four in particular highlighted in the sale include lot numbers #6038 through #6041. Beginning with a rare 15th-16th century Sino-Tibetan bronze Tara figure of the Mid- Ming dynasty, seated in the Lalitasana position on a double lotus base. The right hand in the Varada mudra and the left hand raised in Vitarka mudra. With both hands holding the stem of a lotus blossom at the shoulders. From a Connecticut collection this exquisite piece measures 6 ¼ inches in height and is estimated at $6,000-$8,000.

Two additional Sino-Tibetan bronzes harking from a New York private collection include Lama figures wearing exquisitely incised robes, sitting with legs crossed on a lotus stands atop three tiered pedestals with Sanskrit script writings. They both measure 7 ½ inches in height and are valued at $6,000-$8,000 and $4,000-$6,000 respectively.

The fourth gilt bronze measures 10 ½ inches high and is a Sino-Tibetan Buddha sitting with legs crossed on a lotus stand. It is from a Mountainside, New Jersey collection and is estimated to bring $6,000-$8,000.

From the same collection comes one of the top lots of the sale; a rare Qing Dynasty Chinese cloisonné censer set, consisting of the censer with stand, a box with stand and a vase with stand, all…

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