Figure of a Buddhist saint
Restitution status: No heirs to be found - utilization by the National Fund
Bronze sculpture of a praying figure on lotus base. Bronze, cast, hollow. China, 18th century. Diameter: 3.15 in.
Former owner according to museum / collection
Provenance according to museum / collection
This object first appeared in the inventory of the historico-cultural collection in 1977 with the memo 'old holdings, in the museum (relocation) since 1941/43'. According to a list compiled in 1939, objects from the Spira collection had been handed over to the Museum of Cultural History and Applied Arts by the Gestapo. On the basis of an object description, it could be an item from the Spira collection.