Bronze Bodhisattva Vajrasattva. The Bodhisattva Vajrasattva is represented seated with crossed legs in (padmāsana), feet soles facing up, atop gadrooned lotus-shaped plinth with opposing petals, undivided wreath with moulded beading. Right hand holds a vijra and left hand holds a bell. The Bodhisattava is richly adorned with disk-shaped earrings and jewelry. Forehead with dot (urna) in center between eye brows. Hair styled with high bun, head is ornated with diadem.
China, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th Century
Height: 19 cm (7-1/2 in.) - Width: 12,5 cm (5 in.)