Religious Figure / Jetsün Drölma



Copper gilt statue of Ushnishavijaya or Jetsün Drölma. Figure seated on a double lotus pedestal in yogic or meditational pose. Both her hands are held above her lap holding a vase which contains the nectar of long life, out of which grows a flowering Ashoka twig. The vase has traces of green pigment, possibly an enamel. There is blue pigment to the ear ornaments and heavy blue pigment to the hair, which is separated into two pigtails at the back. There is additional red pigment to back of crown. She wears the five-jewelled crown and ornaments of the bodhisattva.