DER TATHAGATA ALCOVE

Starting price:€ 12 000
Auction date:16.06.2017   09:30
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Lot 91DER TATHAGATA ALCOVE
TIBET, 11./12.Century.
Bright Bronze, remains of iconographic painting of the face and the hair. The Tathâgata Akshobhya, the second Buddha in the series of five Tathâgatas, in the Mandala, their mythical place of residence. In the case of the Meditation on Akshobhya the student to achieve the "a mirror is the same as the end of wisdom," in which all prove to be opposites as Illusion. In the mirror of knowledge all fall back opposites in itself, and every reason for the duality of Accepting and Discarding obsolete. Its simple representation shows him with the gesture of Erdberührung and Meditation. His hair is high tied up and he is wearing ornaments of the Samboghakaya, according to the Trikaya-doctrine of the "jewelry body". His real attribute, the diamond sceptre, is not shown. Like all the Tathagata assigned to them, the throne of the animals, in the case of Akshobhya, the two elephants that appear in the niche under his Lotus throne.H. 12.2 cm
Provenance: Formerly in a European private collection - Slightly rubbed and best., minim. Casting error
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