Tibet, lamas with attributes

15th century, Tibet, lama with flaming jewels, bronze, private collection, published on Himalayan Art Resources.

15th century, Tibet, bronze, private collection, published on Himalayan Art Resources.

This lama holds a flaming jewel in his left hand.

Undated, Tibet, Drugpa lama, brass, private collection, published on Himalayan Art Resources.

Undated (probably 15th-16th century), Tibet, Drugpa lama, brass, private collection, published on Himalayan Art Resources.

15th c?, Tibet, Drugpa lama, bronze, head

15th c?, Tibet, Drugpa lama, bronze, skull cup with nectar

Seated on an antelope skin, his eyes inlaid with silver, his crown and sash inlaid with copper, he holds a skull cup with a flaming jewel.

15th century, Tibet, lama, copper alloy, private collection.

15th century, Tibet, lama, copper alloy, private collection.

There is a flaming jewel in the right hand of this teacher and a vase in the other.

16th century, Tibet. lama, copper alloy, private collection.

16th century, Tibet. lama, copper alloy, private collection, published on Himalayan Art Resources.

This one (who looks very much like Sonam Lhundrup) holds a manuscript in his left hand and holds his right hand in the vitarka mudra.

15th-16th century, Tibet, Tsang province, lama, copper alloy, private collection, published on Himalayan Art Resources.

15th-16th century, Tibet, Tsang province, lama, copper alloy, private collection, published on Himalayan Art Resources.

Another lama with manuscript, his right hand in the fear-allaying gesture. His face has been painted with cold gold and pigments.

15th century, Tibet, lama, gilt metal, private collection.

15th century, Tibet, lama, parcel gilt metal, private collection.

Like the dhyani buddha Akshobhya or the historical buddha, this lama has a vajra placed in front of him on top of the lotus base. He does a blessing gesture with his right hand and holds the other in the meditation or dhyana mudra.

16th century, Tibet, lama, copper alloy, private collection, published on Himalayan Art Resources.

16th century, Tibet, lama, copper alloy, private collection, published on Himalayan Art Resources.

16th c., Tibet, lama, c.a., ornate gown, rearview

On this masterpiece, the lama wears a rosary on his left wrist. His brocaded cloak is richly incised with a floral motif all around.

16th century, Tibet, lama, gilt c.a., private collection.

16th century, Tibet, lama, gilt c.a., private collection.

16th century, Tibet, lama, copper alloy with copper inlay, private collection, published on Himalayan Art Resources.

16th century, Tibet, lama, copper alloy with copper inlay, private collection, published on Himalayan Art Resources.

These two hold a long-life vase in their left hand. The latter is seated on an antelope skin, the head and legs are dangling over the lotus base.

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