Himalayan Art Resources

Sculpture: Figurative Subjects, Lotus Base

Lotus Base | Base Types Main Page | Sculpture: Figurative Art Main Page

Principal Types of Lotus Base:
1. Single Lotus
2. Double Lotus
3. Lotus & Stem
4. Lotus & Throne
5. Swat Style Lotus
6. Regional Lotus Styles

There are many different ways that the lotus seat can be used in figurative art, however they can be reduced to the five or six basic forms with examples of each below.

Jeff Watt 1-2014