FIRE-GILT BRONZE OF BUDDHA AMITAYUS - INFINITE LIFE

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Auction date:28.04.2017   14:00
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Lot 26FIRE-GILT BRONZE OF BUDDHA AMITAYUS - INFINITE LIFE
FIRE-GILT BRONZE OF BUDDHA AMITAYUS - INFINITE LIFE
Bronze with fire gilding
Tibet
18. Century.
HEIGHT 11.3 CM
Amitayus is a special form of Amitabha Buddha in East Asia has become very popular due to the Amidismus. Amitayus, whose Name means “infinite life” means, seated in Vajrasana on a Lotus pedestal, wearing decorative chains and jewelry, as well as a five-leaved crown of a Jina, behind it a high Chignon. Amitayus laughs happily, both hands held above the lap, in you the Amrtakalasha would have to be located, the vessel with the elixir of life. Otherwise very good condition, well-preserved fire gilding. A very similar figure, but smaller (6.8 cm) from nail auction.de on 8. May 2014 under the number 102 auctioned.

Expertise: Wolfmar Zacken
From a Lithuanian private collection
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