Lot 5085: A GILT-BRONZE PADMASAMBHAVA AND TWO GURUS ON STAND
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: The gilt-bronze Padmasambhava is shown seated at the center upon lotus stand, wearing a distinctive pointed cap and an elegantly-pleated robe, holding a vajra in his raised right hand and a skull cup in his left, with a flaming trident above skulls leaning again his left elbow, with alert face; with two seated guru right and left next to him, all supported by branches issuing from a large lotus stand as base, finely gilt and embellished with turquoise beads. 19/20th Century.
Dimensions: Height: 21 1/2 in (54.6 cm) Width: 20 3/4 in (52.7 cm)