A parcel-gilt silver, cast and repoussé figure of Padmasambhava
Tibet or Mongolia 18th century
Seated on a spiky leaf lotus base in the relaxed pose of rajalilasana the lotus-born Indian mystic and tantric master holds the prescribed attributes of a vajra, khatvanga, and kalsa. His flowing robes, lotus hat and boots are detailed with gilt hemline and edging.
19 in. (48.3 cm.)