A GILT BRONZE LARGE SCULPTURE OF AKASAGARBHA
Tibet, early 20th century
The deity sitting on a double lotus flower base with legs in dhyanasana position, the right arm bent at the elbow with the hand supporting the cintamani, in the right hand a scepter with a two-headed vajra end, a showy headdress on the head with floral relief decoration.
36 x 29 x 24 cm
Provenance: Italian private collection.
Bodhisattva Akasagarbha has in the doctrine the role of destroying obstacles and helping devotees to correct their mistakes in pursuing salvation.
His representations are quite rare.