A GILT-COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF CHAKRASAMVARA
NEPAL, 16TH CENTURY
尼泊爾 十六世紀 鎏金銅勝樂金剛像
the twelve-armed deity cast standing in alidhasana and trampling on the prostrate Kalaratri and Bhairava, his hands holding various ritual implements, he consort Vajravarahi with the right leg raised, the left hand holding a kapala and the right hand holding a kartrika, both deities adorned in garlands of severed heads and crowns, fixed base
Height 16.2 cm, 6⅜ in.
Two of the hand held attributes are lost. There are rubbing, scratches and losses to the majority of the gilded decoration. Fitted into a later stand.
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