Nepal, Khasa Malla (11)

13th century, Nepal, Khasa Malla kingdom, Shakyamuni, copper alloy, private collection, photo by Christie's.

13th century, Nepal, Khasa Malla kingdom, Shakyamuni, copper alloy, private collection, photo by Christie’s.

His broad shoulders, the scallop-shaped end of his garment under his ankles, the incised foliate motif on the hem are all indicators of a Khasa Malla sculpture.

13th c., Nepal, Khasa Malla, Shakyamuni, c.a., 47 cm, incised border, detail, Christie's

Another recurrent detail is the way his robe forms a curve below the uncovered breast instead of a straight line across the chest.

13th-14th century, same as before, gilt copper alloy, published by Phillip Adams.

13th-14th century, same as before, gilt copper alloy, published by Phillip Adams.

The face is often square as on most Tibetan sculptures and the eyebrows usually form a single  soft line.

13th-14th century, Nepal, Khasa Malla Kingdom, Hevajra,  silver with copper alloy, , published by Ian Alsop.

13th-14th century, Nepal, Khasa Malla Kingdom, Hevajra, silver with copper alloy , published by Ian Alsop.

Well-separated fleshy toes as above is also a typical feature.

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