Gilt Bronze Figure of Amitayus

Gilt Bronze Figure of Amitayus. The Buddhist figure wearing a five-peaked crown enclosing a high chignon above the contemplative face, the neck with semi-circular necklace and the hands resting gently above the legs crossed in the lotus position, the figure seated upon a tiered pedestal and framed by a separately cast flaming mandorla. 

China, Qianlong period (1736-1795), two pieces 
High 20 cm. 
Weight 895 g. 

Provenance: Cserno – Antiek, Spiegelgracht 27/28- Amsterdam 
Old private Dutch collection, bought in 1980’s from Cserno – Antiek, Spiegelgracht 27/28- Amsterdam 

 


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