A standard portrait of a lama dressed in monastic garments with a copper-inlaid and incised hem, seated on a plain cushion, his right hand calling Earth to witness, the other held in the meditation gesture.
This frowning personage has a rosary around his left wrist and holds does the ‘turning the wheel of dharma‘ gesture. His vest and outer robe have a broad hem decorated with a large incised motif. The folds of the cloth are marked with a deep groove.
This one does a pointing gesture with one hand and holds a flaming jewel inlaid with turquoise in the other. His mediation cloak has slipped off his shoulders and forms a soft mass of cloth wrapping his legs, with the tip of a felt boot showing through. The palm of his hand and the hem of his gown are incised with a floral design. The cushion is placed on a plinth decorated with turquoise-inlaid shapes.
An interesting combination of a soft cloth over an antelope skin itself over a blanket covering two cushions, supporting a rotund figure with both legs well wrapped in his cloak, his right hand doing the teaching gesture.
This Kagyu lama sits on three cushions covered with a blanket topped with a soft cloth, a thin cloak covering his shoulders.