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Lot 0349
18TH CENTURY Chinese QING DYNASTY TIBETAN GILT-BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF A LAMA, TSONGKHAPA. The figure is seated on oval lotus throne upon a rectangular pedestal base with legs crossed in Dhyasana, one hand held in vitarka mudra and the other lowered to the waist level with the palm turned uppermost, the face with eyes downcast providing a benevolent expression. In the appearance of a monastic scholar with a pandita hat, the characteristic pointed hat with long flaps covering the ears, falling onto each side of the shoulder, dressed in a voluminous patchwork robes of a fully ordained monk, wrapped across one shoulder partially covering the inner-robe tied at the waist. He performs with both hands the mudra of Dharma teaching at the heart. With the two legs folded in vajra posture he sits upon a moon disc and lotus seat, surrounded with Aura Chakra Nimbus and Mandoria surrounding the body.

Measurements: 9-1/2" H


Over all in EXCELLENT condition. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents. Surface traced wear and or declined to gilding. Normal, consider ages and wear.
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Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Jun 22