Golden bhumisparsha mudra

Sep 07, 2020. 20:18 UTC
Golden Bhumisparsha Mudra
United States of America

Buddha statues

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base: - 41" w x 20" d x 54" h - 104.14 cm w x 50.8 cm d x 137.16 cm h Copper worked, complex with fine gold (24 carat matt gold) gilt


From inherited from German who moved to US. She says purchased for $6k euros.

Answered within 4 days
Sep 11, 13:33 UTC
By s.k. Breider

Fair Market Value

$1,000 - $1,500 USD

Insurance Value

$2,500 USD
What does this mean?

Dear Kay,

This big Buddha figure is made IMO in Nepal in second half 20th century. I will make a conditional report because I cannot confirm real gold is used. Could also be gold paint. I can go with your thought it must be 24 carat gold but I know those are rare and usually older. Despite the recent production date the buddha is of really nice condition and atmosphere. The size and color are impressive. I would feel if this came to auction it would fetch around the estimate. If no real gold is used I believe 50% is more realistic.

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