Bronze Sculpture of Angaja ($1,123,385)

The 51 centimeter high bronze sculpture was bought today for €720,500 (~$1,123,385) From the lot's note: "The Sanskrit meaning of arhat is 'he who is worthy'. They are considered as free, happy, wise and good company for human beings. They are perfect saints and have reached the eight-fold path and can bestow perfection on others. Actually the arhat state foregoes the bodhisattva-hood in order to show others the way. They were disciples of Buddha [...]

By | 2008-06-11T10:02:45-07:00 June 11th, 2008|Antiquities|0 Comments
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