Shakyamuni Buddha

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Shakyamuni Buddha

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A rare gilt copper-alloy figure of Shakyamuni Buddha

Tibet, 15th century

The deity finely cast seated in dhyanasana on a waisted platform, the hands at the chest in dharmachakramudra, wearing a sanghati draped over one shoulder and falling over the crossed legs in pleated folds, the broad face with down-turned eyes displaying a benevolent expression, the long pendulous ears cut with vertical slots, the hair arranged in rows of small pointed whorls and surmounted by a domed ushnisha, base unsealed. 17.5cm (6 7/8in) high.

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Shakyamuni Buddha

A rare gilt copper-alloy figure of Shakyamuni Buddha

Tibet, 15th century

The deity finely cast seated in dhyanasana on a waisted platform, the hands at the chest in dharmachakramudra, wearing a sanghati draped over one shoulder and falling over the crossed legs in pleated folds, the broad face with down-turned eyes displaying a benevolent expression, the long pendulous ears cut with vertical slots, the hair arranged in rows of small pointed whorls and surmounted by a domed ushnisha, base unsealed. 17.5cm (6 7/8in) high.