A bronze figure of Buddha Sakyamuni

Lot number

35

Estimated price

8000
12000

Description

A bronze figure of Buddha Sakyamuni
Central Tibet, 12th/13th century
Buddha Sakyamuni is seated in vajrasana on a lotus base, his right hand in bhumisparshamudra, the left resting on his lap, wearing diaphanous cloak, his face with meditative expression, urna, red coloured lips, elongated earlobes and curled hairdress and usnisha, the latter topped by a lotus bud, the base with Buddhist Creed inscription in dBu.can script

H. 15.2 cm (6 in)

Acquired from Christies INDIAN HIMALAYAN AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART auction 2005

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