A rare example of Tibetan sculpture, with the Buddha seated in the lotus position, making the earth-touching gesture with his hand.

A small projection behind would have secured a bronze back-plate, now missing.


Private collection; Spink & Son.

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Exhibitions at Ashmolean Museum

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