MFE16 A small turquoise-glazed figure of a Buddha


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 Kangxi period (1662-1722)

The figure is seated in padmasana on a double lotus throne wearing loose robes draped arond his shoulders, his hands resting on his lap in dhyanamudra  holding a small pagoda. His face with eyes looking down below the tight curls covering his head, all covered in a bright turquoise glaze leaving the base unglazed

7.3 cm high

Provenance: old French collection 

 

Ceramics > Early Ceramics