A gilt-wood seated figure of a Shakyamuni Qianlong
Lot 618
A gilt-wood seated figure of Shakyamuni Buddha Qianlong
HK$ 100,000 - 120,000
US$ 13,000 - 15,000

Lot Details
Various Owners
A gilt-wood seated figure of Shakyamuni Buddha
Qianlong
The finely cast figure seated in vajrasana on a triangular twelve lotus petals base, dressed in a plain robe draped over the left shoulder and falling in folds, the serene face with delicate features framed by a pair of long pendulous ear, the hair arranged in regular rows of tight snail curls whorls surmounted by a domed usnisa.
9.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • Many Tibetans resonates with the notion that statutes of the Buddha were first made during Shakyamuni Buddha's lifetime in the sixth century B.C.E in India. One of these early statutes, known as Jobo Rinpoche, represents Shakyamuni at the age of twelve and is presently residing in the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa.

    清乾隆 御製木造漆金释迦牟尼像
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