A BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI
6.000 € - 10.000 €
Description:China, Ming dynasty, ca. 16th c.
H. 40,5 cm
Seated in vajrasana with both hands resting in dhyanamudra on his lap, wearing monastic garment including an underskirt fastened around his waist with a ribbon knotted to the front and a mantle covering both shoulders, its border cast with a band of scrolling tendrils, his chest engraved with the swastika-emblem, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows running into the nose-bridge, raised urna at his forehead, smiling lips, elongated earlobes and the curled hairdo continuing into a low ushnisha set to the front with the ratna.
From an old private collection in southern Germany, supplemented by inheritance in the 1950s and acquisitions in the 1960s to the 1980s - Wear, small repairs