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Lot 60


Estimated Value:

5.000 € - 8.000 €


11.007 € incl. Premium and VAT


Tibet, 16th/ 17th c.
H. 24 cm
Seated in vajrasana on a separate cast lotus base, his principle hands in anjalimudra while both secondary hands originally holding attributes, wearing dhoti, scarf draped around his shoulders, antelope-skin draped over his left shoulder, bejewelled, his cold-gilded face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows running into the nose-bridge, raised urna, elongated earlobes with pierced ear ornaments, his blue coloured hairdo combed in a chignon topped with the head of Amitabha and secured with a five-leaf tiara, sealed.
From an old and important German private collection, collected between 1950 and 1987, collection number C 78.
Published: U. Toyka-Fuong, Ikonographie und Symbolik des tibetischen Buddhismus, Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 1987, C 78, pp. 196 and 197 - Wear