A Gilt-Bronze Seated Figure of the Buddha Sakyamuni

Qing Dynasty, 18th/19th Century
The figure finely cast seated in vajrasana on a rounded double lotus base, with his right hand in bhumisparsamudra, his left hand in dhyana mudra, wearing a simple softly pleated robe draped over the left
shoulder and falling in rounded folds on the base, his
face with a benign expression and downcast eyes,
the long pendulous ears cut with vertical slits, hair
arranged in regular rows of tight ‘snail curl’ whorls
surmounted by a domed usnisa.
Height: 8 3/8 inches (21.3 cm)
Estimate: $5,000 / 7,000

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