Lot 3047
  • 3047

A RARE POLYCHROME WOOD FIGURE OF CHITIPATI QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY |

Estimate
600,000 - 800,000 HKD
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Description

superbly modelled in the form of the two protectors, each standing in ardhaparyankasana in mirror image of one another with the knees intertwined, all atop a conch and cowrie shell on a base bordered with pendent lappets, each skeletal protector rendered denuded of flesh and adorned with a billowing scarf, the skull portrayed with a third eye and surmounted by a five-leaf crown, further depicted holding in the hand a ritual implement
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