Buddhist Art and Porcelains from Private Collections
Chinese Gilt Wood Buddha, Ming Dynasty
A Chinese gilt wood statue of historical Buddha dating from the Ming dynasty. He sits in dhyaanasana with his hands in dhyana mudra. His wavy hair is gathered into a bun without an abstracted ushnisha, and a metal urna protrudesfrom his forehead. Dimensions are: 12 inches tall X 9 inches wide, 30.5 cm X 22.9 cm. All measurements are approximate.