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A Tibetan fire-gilt bronze repoussé plaquette with Lama Gampopa Sonam Rinpochen. Early 19th century

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A Tibetan fire-gilt bronze repoussé plaquette with Lama Gampopa Sonam Rinpochen. Early 19th century

A large figure, wrapped in fine robes, resting on a large cushion seat next to a tied textile carrying bag. His hands placed on his lap in dhyanamudra. He wears a fan-like hat, that was popularized by this lama in the 12th century and is worn almost exclusively by Gampopa's students and followers. Rests of red pigment.
33.5 x 29 cm

Gampopa Sonam Rinchen (1079 - 1153) was a student of Milarepa and became a revered teacher and master himself. His teachings gave rise to several branches of the Kagyu school, all known as Dagpo Kagyu.

西藏 十九世紀初
銅鎏金岡波巴像掛片

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Compare the iconography on the thangka of Gampopa in: Himalayan Art Resources Nr. 99056

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Germany, Cologne
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A Tibetan fire-gilt bronze repoussé plaquette with Lama Gampopa Sonam Rinpochen. Early 19th century

A large figure, wrapped in fine robes, resting on a large cushion seat next to a tied textile carrying bag. His hands placed on his lap in dhyanamudra. He wears a fan-like hat, that was popularized by this lama in the 12th century and is worn almost exclusively by Gampopa's students and followers. Rests of red pigment.
33.5 x 29 cm

Gampopa Sonam Rinchen (1079 - 1153) was a student of Milarepa and became a revered teacher and master himself. His teachings gave rise to several branches of the Kagyu school, all known as Dagpo Kagyu.

西藏 十九世紀初
銅鎏金岡波巴像掛片

Literature

Compare the iconography on the thangka of Gampopa in: Himalayan Art Resources Nr. 99056

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Time, Location
18 Jun 2024
Germany, Cologne
Auction House
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