A RARE AND EARLY BRONZE FIGURE OF PADMAPANI
5.000 € - 8.000 €
Description:Western Himalayas, ca. 12th c.
H. 22,7 cm
Standing in tribhanga on a circular base with his right hand in abhayamudra while the left is holding the stem of a lotus flowering along his upper arm, wearing dhoti, mala, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes and his hair combed in a chignon, unsealed.
German private collection, bought prior to 1998
Few small filled casting holes to base, minor wear