Tibet, Vajradhara alone

14th century, Tibet, Vajradhara (the supreme buddha), gilt copper alloy richly inlaid with stones, pigment, private collection

14th century, Tibet, Vajradhara (the supreme buddha), gilt copper alloy richly inlaid with coral and turquoise, blue pigment in hair, private collection.

14th-15th c., Tibet, Vajradhara, gilt c.a., 46 cm, Carlton Rochell

14th-15th century, Tibet, supreme buddha Vajradhara, gilt copper alloy, published by Carlton Rochell.

The supreme buddha is seated in the vajra position, his hands crossed over his heart, holding a vajra sceptre and a bell, his head topped with a half vajra finial.

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