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A COPPER FIGURE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI
6.000 € - 10.000 €
Description:Tibet, 16th c.
H. 19,5 cm
Seated in vajrasana on a lotus base with his right hand lowered in bhumisparshamudra while the left is resting on his lap supporting the alms bowl, wearing monastic garment, including underskirt and a mantle covering his left shoulder, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows, raised urna at his forehead and his hairdo combed in a chignon continuing into the ushnisha topped with a lotus bud, unsealed.
From an old Bavarian private collection, mostly acquired at Schoettle Ostasiatica between 1968 and 1992
Publ. Schoettle Tibetica 29, 5.2.1975, No. 8669 with illustration
Wear, minor traces of age