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Lot 2

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA

Estimated Value:

2.500 € - 3.500 €

Schätzpreis:

6.000 €

Description:

Tibet, 14th c.
H. 11,2 cm
Seated in vajrasana on a lotus base with his right hand lowered in varadamudra while the left is resting on his lap, wearing diaphanous monastic garment, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows running into the nose-bridge, raised urna at his forehead, elongated earlobes and his curled hairdo continuing into the ushnisha topped with a lotus bud, sealed.
C 35, pp. 84 and 85
From an old and important German private collection, collected between 1950 and 1987, collection number C 35.
Published: U. Toyka-Fuong, Ikonographie und Symbolik des tibetischen Buddhismus, Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 1987, C 35, pp. 84 and 85 - Wear, traces of age