A BRONZE FIGURE OF A JAIN TIRTHANKARA
600 € - 1.000 €
Description:North-West India, ca. 19th c.
Seated in vajrasana on a cushion with his right hand lowered in the bhumisparshamudra while the left is resting on his lap, naked, his chest cast with the srivatsa emblem in the form of a lotus-flower, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast shape eyes and elongated earlobes touching his shoulders.
From an old German private collection, assembled prior to 1990
Minor wear due to age, partly only few traces of corrosion, one small chip to finger