A gilt-lacquered wood figure of Mahakala, Qing dynasty, 17th / 18th century | 清十七 / 十八世紀 木雕加彩大黑天像
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A gilt-lacquered wood figure of Mahakala
Qing dynasty, 17th / 18th century
清十七 / 十八世紀 木雕加彩大黑天像
Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13820
Height 14½ in., 36.8cm
There are typical age cracks, especially to the base and minor bruises to the underside. Minor losses to the tip of the reclining elephant's ear. Loss to finger on left hand. Break to one finger on main hand.
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Christie's New York, 22nd March 2000, lot 81.