Lotus | Gilt Bronze Figure of the Medicine Buddha Bhaisajyaguru
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Gilt Bronze Figure of the Medicine Buddha Bhaisajyaguru

$8,500.00

Height: 9″
Width: 7″

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Bhaisajyaguru, the Medicine Buddha, is depicted seated on a lotus base in vajrasana, seated with feet on opposing thighs, with hands in bhumisparsha mudra, representing the moment of Buddha’s enlightenment. He is also holding a round salve jar. The lotus base contains an incised visvavajra mark on the underside.

 

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Gilt, Loss wax cast bronze
MATERIALS NOTES: Loss wax cast bronze and gilding
CONDITION: Good. Patina throughout with some dulling, rubbing and darkening to gilt. Fading and very minor losses
to blue pigment in figure’s hair.
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
HEIGHT: 9 in. (23 cm)
WIDTH: 7 in. (18 cm)
DEPTH: 5 in. (13 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Austin, TX
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: LU89471297854
Additional Information
PLACE OF ORIGIN

China

PERIOD

19th Century