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951

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTION

A PARCEL-GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF VAJRABHAIRAVA Tibeto-Chinese, Qing 18th Century
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 92,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
951

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTION

A PARCEL-GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF VAJRABHAIRAVA Tibeto-Chinese, Qing 18th Century
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 92,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A PARCEL-GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF VAJRABHAIRAVA Tibeto-Chinese, Qing 18th Century
the buffalo-headed protector deity with his consort standing in fierce alidhasana on an oval throne, the faces and hair with traces of cold gold and polychromy, the primary face of the yidam with three bulging eyes and bared fangs, wearing a skull crown with flaming red hair streaming upwards, his thirty-four arms holding various ritual objects with the primary arms of the yidam and consort holding kartrika and kapalas, both adorned in the six Tantric bone ornaments and trampling on deities, animals and beasts

Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13616.


Height 7 7/8  in. (20 cm.)
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Provenance

Binoche and Giquello Auction, April 2009, lot 188. 
Binoche and Giquello Auction, December 17, 2008, lot 94.
Sotheby's London, June 10, 1985, lot 261.

Catalogue Note

For the type, cf. Von Schroeder, 1981, Indo-Tibetan Bronzes, no. 154A, p. 544.

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