Vairocana, in his bodhisattva appearance and surrounded with long-stem lotuses, sits in the vajra position on a double-lotus base, his hands in the dharmacakra mudra. He wears a crown with Kirtimukha on the front panel and his chignon is topped with flaming jewels.
On this highly individual example, his celestial scarf (incised with a wavy pattern) forms a frame around him, in the West Tibetan fashion.
On all these sculptures, the lower part of the double-lotus base is noticeably broader than the upper part, which helps dating the pieces broadly.
This one wears a crown adorned with unusually large bows that stick out on each side, but no upward flowing ribbons. His nails, the hem of his dhoti, his jewellery and crown have been inlaid with copper. His large earrings are inlaid with turquoise. The composition follows an almost perfect triangular outlay.
This is a good example of masterpieces produced in Western Tibet around the 14th century. The buddha wears a tall five-leaf crown with long flowing ribbons, strengthened with wire. He has a tall chignon topped with a finial. His gentle face with eyes cast down has a serene expression. He sits on a Pala-Style double-lotus base with fleshy apple-like petals and a row of very large beading at the bottom, his hands doing the dharmacakra mudra. He is surrounded with particularly ornate lotuses with scrolled leaves that form a frame.