Gilt Bronze Seated Figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 15th/16th Century
Cast in dhyanasana pose with a small double vajra placed to the front and raised on a viswapadmasana (double lotus throne), the contemplative figure rendered with dramatic eyebrows, a broad nose, and full lips, his rounded face framed by a pair of pendulous earlobe, with good patina throughout
height 5.4" — 13.8 cm.
Private Collection Chicago. Purchased in Toronto June 11, 2009.
Department: Asian Art