A gilt-bronze figure of Guru Padmasambhava 16th century

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Lot 275
A gilt-bronze figure of Guru Padmasambhava
16th century

Sold for £ 17,500 (US$ 24,202) inc. premium
A gilt-bronze figure of Guru Padmasambhava
16th century
The benign teacher seated in dhyanasana on a single-lotus throne with upwards petals, the right hand elevated before the chest holding a vajra and the left with a ghanta, wearing a delicate thinly-pleated robe and a five-leaf tiara with each leaf comprising a skull topped by a figure of Buddha.
20.9cm (8 1/5in) high

Footnotes

  • 十六世紀 銅鎏金蓮花生像

    此尊頭戴骷髏花冠,繒帶飄動於耳際,雙目圓睜,神態祥和。雙手各持金剛杵和鈴,身着袈裟和僧裙,外披僧氅,衣褶紋繁複。跏跌坐於仰覆蓮座,蓮瓣清晰有力。
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