A gilt-bronze figure of Jambhala
Early Qing dynasty
The richly gilded figure finely cast seated in lalitasana with the right leg bent and left leg pendant, both wrapped in textured clothed sandals, wearing an elaborate armour-like costume decorated with ruyi heads, taotie and auspicious symbols, all on finely incised geometric diaper ground bound at the waist using a sash, adorned with sumptuous earrings, necklace and other jewelleries, the stern expression framed under an elaborate five-leaf crown with the hair tied in high chignon, depicted holding a mongoose in the left hand, stand.
30.8cm high. (2).