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A PART-GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRADHARA
10.000 € - 15.000 €
Description:Nepal, 15th c.
H. 20,8 cm
Seated in vajrasana on a lotus-base with both hands showing the dharmachakramudra in front of his chest, a pair of stems of lotuses rising from the base supporting the vajra and ghanta, wearing dhoti incised all around with scattered flower-heads, jewellery set with semi-precious stones, his cold-gilded face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows running into the nose-bridge, smiling lips, painted facial details, elongated earlobes with curling ear-ornaments, his blue coloured hairdo combed in a chignon topped with a ratna, secured with a five-leaf tiara decorated with a pair of pattras and a flaming halo behind his head, resealed.
From an old European private collection, in the family since the 1980s
Minor wear and minor traces of age