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
||Loss wax cast bronze and gilding
||Good. Patina throughout with some dulling, rubbing and darkening to gilt. Fading and very minor losses
to blue pigment in figure’s hair.
||Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
||9 in. (23 cm)
||7 in. (18 cm)
||5 in. (13 cm)
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