• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 238

    A Bronze Figure of Achala

    TIBET, 14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Bronze Figure of Achala
    Tibet, 14th century
    Striding in alidhasana over a prostrate figure of Vighnataka on a double-lotus base, holding a sword in his raised hand, clad in a tiger skin and adorned with serpents, the face with bared silver fangs and bulging eyes of copper, the hair with a stylized flame pattern and secured with a skull tiara
    9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Doris Wiener Gallery, New York, 18 May 1976