A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI
5.000 € - 8.000 €
Description:Tibet, 16th c.
H. 22,6 cm
Seated in vajrasana on a lotus-base with the vajra-emblem to its front, his right hand lowered in the bhumisparshamudra while the left is resting on his lap, wearing diaphanous monastic garment showing a section draped over his left shoulder in the form of a swallow’s tail, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows running into the nose-bridge, raised urna at his forehead, elongated earlobes, the blue coloured hairdo continuing into the ushnisha and topped with a lotus-bud, sealed.
Old South German private collection, assembled prior 2007 - Small restorations, very minor damages due to age