A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS
The deity is cast seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, hands held in bhumisparsa mudra, the left hand with palm upturned and holding a cup. The bejewelled deity wears loosely draped robes falling in folds to the base, the hems all finely incised with a floral scroll. The hair is cast in tight curls and is worn beneath a foliate crown, the face has a serence expression with an urna centred between the downcast eyes.
6 ½ in. (15.5 cm.) high