A SILVER-INLAID COPPER-ALLOY FIGURE OF NYINGMAPA LAMA
TIBET, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
seated in vajraparyankasana on an elegant double lotus base, wearing a long-sleeved robe, boots, and a peaked cap with long lappets, the hands held in vitarka mudra, the gesture of argumentation
Height 20.5 cm, 8⅛ in.
There are some general wear, nicks and dents to the surface, the attribute on the left hand is missing. The base open.
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