A gilt copper alloy throne for a Shakyamuni Buddha
Nepal, 13th/14th century
The stepped platform contains two guardian snow lions flanked by two donor figures, supporting a classic prabhamandala containing two attendant figures and vyalas beneath a pair of makaras and two diminutive lama figures, and a kirttmukha at the crest.
6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.)