A large gilt-bronze figure of Yama Dharmaraja Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 鎏金銅閻摩法王立像
Property from an important French private collection
A large gilt-bronze figure of Yama Dharmaraja
Qing dynasty, 18th century
standing in pratyalidhasana with the right and left hands in vajramudra, red hair streaming behind an abbreviated crown, mouth agape and fangs bared with three bulging eyes and flaming eyebrows, wearing the six Tantric bone ornaments and elaborate jewelry including a garland of snakes and servered heads
23.5 cm, 9¼ in. (with stand)
Figure de Dharmaraja en bronze doré, dynastie Qing, XVIIIE siècle
23.5 公分(連座) ， 9¼英寸
Figure and base are cast separately. Heavily cast and richly gilt. There is overall wear and scattered stains to the gilding. Gilding on the face, hands and the feet worn. The lower part of the skull necklace between the legs is missing. The base is sealed.
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Sotheby's New York, 25th March 1999, lot 130.
紐約蘇富比， 1999年3月25日， 編號130