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Lot 387: A GILT BRONZE BUDDHA FIGURE OF LAMA TSONDRU TASHI
12 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Chinese Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze lama figure of Tsondru Tashi, finely casted in seated in 'dhyanasana' on a double-pedestal base. Wearing the characteristic pointed hat and the eyes and lips are painted naturalistically. The right hand raises to the front of its heart in jnana-mudra, which left hand laid upward on the knees in Dhyana Mudra gesture. He wears elaborately monastic garments with a decorated hem, fall in curved diagonal folds, his robe leaves one arm uncovered. A silk belt draped from shoulder to elbow level, with lotus ends. The under base marked with quatrefoil flori-form petals of vajra.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 8-3/8" H
Medium: Bronze, Gold