Tibet, Amoghasiddhi – standing

12th century, Tibet, standing buddha Amoghasiddhi, copper alloy, probably Western Tibet, private colleciton

12th century, Tibet, Amoghasiddhi, copper alloy, private collection.

Sculptures of Amoghasiddhi (or any other dhyani buddha) standing are extremely rare and seem to be proper to Western Tibet.  The Kashmiri features, the rigidity of the statue and the proportions all point to that region.

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