TIBETAN GILD BRONZE FIGURE  USHNISHAVIJAYA

TIBETAN GILD BRONZE FIGURE  USHNISHAVIJAYA

18TH  CENTURY, TIBET

TIBETAN GILD BRONZE FIGURE USHNISHAVIJAYA,  seated in vajrasana on a lotus throne, wearing beaded necklaces and a sari, her eight arms radiating around her body, three faced head with various expressions and crown set in front of the hairdress.

 GILD BRONZE, HIGH 10, 5 cm

 P R O V E N A N C E:

Acquired in Tibet ca 1880 A.D.

Collection of Sparrendaal  Monastery in Vught, The Netherlands

 

* Ushnishavijaya: victorious goddess of the ushnisha is a goddess of longevity in Buddhism. She is one of the more well known Buddhist goddesses in Nepal, Tibet, and Mongolia.


 

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