Qing dynasty, 18th century Finely cast in the form of a guru of the Nyingma school, the figure seated in dhyanasana, his facial composure full of wisdom crowned with an elaborate headress, the body adorned in a sleeveless robe with a shawl draped over the shoulders, all decorated with finely incised hems. 9cm high.
For a comparable Tibetan figure of a seated Nyingma Lama, see Ulrich von Schroeder, Buddhist Sculptures in Tibet. Volume II. Tibet & China, Hong Kong, 2001, p.1083, no.281e-281g.
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