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A LARGE NEPALESE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA

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A LARGE NEPALESE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A BODHISATTVA
19th century

Cast seated in dhyanasana with hands held in dhyanamudra, wearing a celestial scarf and beaded and jewelled necklaces, bracelets and belt inlaid with hardstones below a similarly decorated tiara, the hair dressed in a chignon, the elongated ear lobes suspending ornate pendent earrings, supported on a lotus base, some red lacquer remaining, gilding rubbed, some minor losses
19in. (48cm.) high
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