Antique/vintage buddha statue

Jul 20, 2021. 02:03 UTC
Antique/vintage Buddha statue
Lynne
United States of America

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

Metal statue, 8 in high. 4 3/4 in at widest part.

Provenance

Relative was a friend of the Kaufmann family of Pittsburgh (Kaufmann Department Stores / Fallingwater). Over the years she acquired various gifts from the family. Not sure where the Asian artifacts came from other than she was told they were from a temple and brought home from abroad and given to her.

Answered within 5 days
Jul 24, 23:37 UTC
By Leah I.

Fair Market Value

$6,000 - $8,000 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$7,000 USD
What does this mean?

Thank you for contacting Mearto and I apologize for the delay. This is a Chinese or Tibetan bronze buddha in lotus position with gilt accents. There is a quatrefoil floral pattern on the base. Based on comparison with similar sculptures, it probably dates from the Qing dynasty. Below I have added links to hammer prices of similar pieces to give you an idea of the market. Prices vary based on provenance, intricacy and the buyer/seller. My estimate is based on these.

$700,22”
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/80687458_chinese-gilt-bronze-buddha

$1200, 8”
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/18657046_18th-c-gold-gilt-bronze-buddha

$2000, 11”, Qing
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/51680297_19th-c-large-11-bronze-buddha

$2750, 7.5”
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/45959715_sino-tibetan-gilt-bronze-buddha

$3000, 11”
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/29231780_chinese-bronze-buddha-with-semi-precious-stones

$5500, 9”
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/45536315_indian-or-tibet-bronze-buddha

$6000, 7”
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/38467121_a-tibetan-antique-jeweled-gilt-bronze-buddha

$11,000, 7”
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/13403412_223-tibetan-ming-gilt-bronze-buddha

$13,000, 18”
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/45456070_early-chinesetibetan-bronze-buddha

$13000, Qing, 19”, more elaborate
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/40966449_large-19-fine-qing-bronze-buddha-of-seated-tara

$16,000, Qing, 16”, more gilt
​​https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/40966443_large-16-qing-gilt-bronze-buddha

Unsold, est.3500-6500, 6”, Ming
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/63279150_rare-chinese-ming-dynasty-bronze-buddha-statue

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