Gilt Lacquer Figure of a Lama, Tibeto-Chinese, 17th/18th Century
Dressed in loose robes with incised borders, the figure seated in a cross-legged position and raised on a double lotus plinth with hands held in dharmachakra mudra (gesture of teaching), his rounded face with heavily lidded downcast eyes and full lips, all framed by pendulous earlobes, the base finished with a copper plate incised with double vajra symbol
height 8.1" — 20.5 cm.
For a similar example see Christie’s New York, September 21, 2007, lot 184.
Department: Asian Art