London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
A TIBETAN GILT-BRONZE MODEL OF A SEATED BODHISATTVA
WEARING HER HAIR IN A HIGH CHIGNON ABOVE AN ELABORATE CROWN, JEWELLERY, DHOTI AND CELESTIAL SCARF, BEFORE A FLAMING MANDARLA, SEATED IN DHYANASANA, HOLDING A STUPA, ON A DOUBLE-LOTUS BASE -- 7¼.IN (18.5CM) HIGH, 17TH/18TH CENTURY, (OLD WEAR).
SEE COLOUR PLATE 44.
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