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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 519

    A bronze figure of Tara

    TIBET, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A bronze figure of Tara
    Tibet, 17th/18th century
    Seated in lalitasana on a double-lotus base with beaded rims, her right foot supported by a lotus, her hands in vitarka and varada mudra, clad in a long diaphanous dhoti secured with a beaded belt with inset handstones, further adorned with armlets, necklaces, earrings and a tall crown, each inset with hardstones, her face with almond-shaped eyes and an incised urna centered on her brow, flanked to either side with lotus flowers with inset hardstones at their centers
    4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired before 1999, New York