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