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A gilt bronze figure of Amitayas
Property of an Asian Collector
A gilt bronze figure of Amitayas

MONGOLIA, SCHOOL OF ZANABAZAR, 18TH CENTURY

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A gilt bronze figure of Amitayas
Mongolia, School of Zanabazar, 18th century
Seated in dhyanasana atop a raised double-lotus base with beaded rims, his hands in his lap holding the vase of Amrita, clad in a short dhoti with incised hems pooling neatly at his feet, a shawl draped over his shoulders and further adorned with various foliate jewelry, his face with remains of polychromy on his lips and in his eyes, a raised urna between his brows, his hair pulled into a high chignon and secured with a tall foliate tiara, richly gilt overall and with an incised sealed base
11¾ in. (29.9 cm.) high
Provenance
Private Collection, acquired by 2000, Taiwan

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