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A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF AMITAYUS
TIBET, 15TH/16TH CENTURY
seated in dhyanasana on an ungilded separately cast double-lotus pedestal base, with hands held in dhyanamudra, wearing a shawl and dhoti falling down over his crossed legs in undulous folds and opening at the chest to reveal elaborate jewellery, a celestial scarf around the shoulders and arms, the face with benevolent expression surmounted by an elaborate five-point diadem surrounding a high chignon
29.5 cm, 11 5/8  in.
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Literature

Helmut Uhlig and Ulrich von Schroeder, Das Bild des Buddha, Berlin, 1979, p.177, pl.102.
Ulrich von Schroeder, Indo-Tibetan Bronzes, Hong Kong, 1981, p. 439, pl.117F.

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