Lot 385: QING DYNASTY BRONZE LAMA FIGURE OF SAKYAPA
12 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: A CHINESE SINO-TIBETAN BRONZE LAMA FIGURE OF SEATED SAKYAPA, QING DYNASTY, Prob. of the period (1711-1799) The figure is seated on double lotus throne base with legs crossed in dhyanasana, one hand held in vitarka mudra and the other lowered to the waist level with the palm turned uppermost, holding a flaming jewel. Both hands terminating the stem of lotuses. The face with eyes downcast providing a benevolent expression, wearing the characteristic pointed hat with long flaps covering the ears, falling onto each side of the shoulder, dressed in a voluminous robe wrapped across one shoulder partially covering the inner-robe tied at the waist. Trace of gilt on surfaces. The underside marked with double flori-form vajra.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 5-3/4" H