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Seated on a lotus throne. The base plate marked with auspicious emblems
Size: 11cm high – 4¼ ins high
Ex New York collection Cornelia Otis Skinner (1901-1979) daughter and an actress famous for her stage monologues.
Thence by decent to Otis Skinner Blodget, a retired actor’s agent
Tibetan images are considered to be living embodiments of deities. Offerings of food, water, music, fine perfumes, incense, scarves of luxurious silk and finally candlelight, are made everyday to the Buddha’s. This particular figure represents Amitabha (or Amitayus) the ‘Buddha of infinite life’.
|Height||11.00 cm||(4.33 inches)|