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The January Sale
Lot 613 : £4,600

A Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644) gilt bronze figure of Buddha, meditating in the dhyanasana pose the left hand in upturned bhumisparsha mudra gesture, the right in dhyana mudra, loose robes chased with a floral border decoration and draped over both shoulders before gently falling to loose folds beneath the feet in varajna position, red paint highlights to the edges before an open chest revealing a wan symbol above the antaravasaka tied at the waist, serene meditative face with urna on the forehead, beneath pointed hair and jewel topped ushnisha, height 33cm

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Mark Hannam - Valuer & Auctioneer
Collectables, Mechanical Music & Coins

Mark has over 25 years’ experience as a Fine Art & Antiques Auctioneer. He joined Fieldings in 2010 following a number of years as the Mechanical Musical Specialist and Senior Auctioneer and Valuer for a major London auction house. Mark has extensive knowledge in many areas most notably collectables; including coins, banknotes and automata. He has also worked with banks and solicitors undertaking probate, trust and insurance valuation work. He enjoys sharing his experience and knowledge through his talks and networking with groups and companies in and around the Midlands. One of Marks favourite finds to date is a lead statue made by the Bromsgrove Guild which sold for £35,000

Sold for £4,600 hammer