New York, Park Avenue
23 March 1999
A large gilt bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni
Tibet, 16th/17th Century
Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with his hands in bhumisparsa and dhyana mudras, his face with a benign expression with downcast eyes flanked by long pierced lobes, his hair arranged in tight curls with domed ushnisha and cintamani, wearing long flowing robes loosely draped over his left shoulder and finely incised with a floral scroll border
19 in. (49.5 cm.) high
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Spink, Light of Compassion, Buddhist Art from Nepal and Tibet, 1997, cat. no. 14.
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