Chinese Qing Dynasty Tibetan gilt bronze Bodhisattvas Buddha figure of Vajradhara. The primordial buddha, personification of the Dharmakaya - truth body of enlightenment and progenitor of the Vajrayana system of Buddhism. Peaceful in appearance, with an attractive cold gilt face, naturally painted eyes and lips. he holds the two hands folded across the heart in the mudra of non-duality. The right hand holds a vajra scepter and the left a vajra-handled bell. Beautifully adorned with a five-pointed crown of gold, each point resembling buddha of the five families. With gold jewels, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, anklets and a girdle, he wears an upper garment. The lower body is attired in a skirt. Seated in vajra posture with the legs interlocked atop a lotus throne. The characterized Aureole nimbus surrounded the Buddha, gently elevating from the pedestal, with delicate floral motif.
Underside with incised gilt quatrefoil flora-form petal visvavajra surrounding the centralized DaiJi.
The reverse side of aureole nimbus incised with Manchurian scripts.
Over all in EXCELLENT condition, with normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dent. Surface traced wear and or declined to gilding; Normal, considering ages and wears.
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