A BRONZE FIGURE OF SIMHANADA LOKESHVARA
9.000 € - 12.000 €
Description:China, late Ming dynasty
H. 43,6 cm
Seated in rajalilasana on the lion placed reclining on a lotus-base with his head turned, his right hand elegantly resting on the raised right knee while the left is touching the body of the lion, wearing various garments including a dhoti tied around the waist with a ribbon knotted to the front, wide-sleeved mantle covering both shoulders and falling down his legs and lion, bejewelled, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows, elongated earlobes with ear-ornaments, the hairdo combed in a chignon and secured with a tiara cast to the front with a minute figure of Buddha Amitabha.
From an old private property in southern Germany, in the family since before the Second World War
Traces of age, very minor repairs