Sino-Tibetan, 19th cent. Bronze, the eyes with traces of polychrome paint. Sitting in 'padmasana' on a lotos base, dressed and adorned in princely attire, the right hand raised up in 'abhaya-mudra', the fear-allaying gesture, the left hand in the meditation gesture. Halo missing. H. 38 cm. - Provenance: since 1900 family-owned.