Gilt Bronze Figure of Vajradvara, Tibet, 15th/16th Century
Finely cast in dhyanasana and seated on a viswapadmasana performing vajrahunkara mudra, a gesture with wrists crossing at the chest, the delicate hands holding a double vajra and ghanta, the meditative figure rendered with heavy-lidded eyes, gently arching eyebrows, and a full bow-shaped mouth, his rounded face framed by a pair of pendulous earrings and surmounted by a decorated crown with the hair in a high chignon, inset turquoise and coral beads adorn the ornate jewelry and continue throughout the simple and elegant attire
height 8.1" — 20.5 cm.
New York Private Collection.
Department: Asian Art