A BRONZE FIGURINE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI
2.000 € - 3.000 €
Description:North-India, ca. 12th c.
H. 5,6 cm
Seated in vajrasana on a lotus-base with his right hand in abhayamudra while the left is resting on his lap, wearing monastic garment including mantle covering both shoulders, his face rubbed due to extensive worship, elongated earlobes and sections of back-slab behind.
From the collection of Gerd-Wolfgang Essen (1930-2007), assembled between the 1950s and 1980s