A 17th - 18th CENTURY GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA AKSHOBYA
China, 17th/18th century
Gilt bronze figure of Buddha Akshobya seated with crossed legs on a double-lotus base. Dressed in a long and draped robe and his hands performing the bhumisparsha mudra. Placed in front of him on the pedestal a small double-vajra as his attribute. Sealed base plate. Inscribed on the back with old collector's number 'CHE'.
Shape: Upright seated figure on an oval base
Dimensions: 12,5 cm (height), 9,5 cm (width), 7 cm (depth)
Condition: Good condition with smooth patina, marks that the vessel in his left hand is missing,
Provenance: Austrian private collection, assembled in Asia in and before the 1930s