A gilt and lacquered Tibeto- Chinese bronze figure of Buddha, 18th century. The figure is shown seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus pedestal and holding his right hand in vitarka mudra, the gesture of teaching. The eyes are cast downwards below a hollow for the urna and the patchwork robe is incised with lotus and foliate scroll in the borders. Sealed base with double dorja yin-yang symbol.
Measures: Height 7.75 inches (19.75 cm).
Condition: Missing middle finger on left hand. Gold gilt traces throughout with later applied and ribbed off red lacquer.