VERY RARE CHINESE GOLD GILT BRONZE BUDDHA FIGURE MING DYNASTY OR EARLIER
Chinese bronze Buddha figure. This figure is one of several bronzes being offered from the important Ms. Rose Asian arts estate collection.
This figure is a fine and very early example that would date to the Ming dynasty period, if not possibly even older. The figure has much of its original gilt gilding still intact. The figure has a rich early patina and a great ancient visual appeal. The figure shows wear and imperfections consistent with early age and is overall in substantially good condition as seen with no large imperfections or repairs. The figure displays nicely measuring 7 inches tall, by 3 3/8 inches long, and 2 5/8 inches wide. The figure weighs 856 grams.