• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 248

    A bronze figure of White Tara

    TIBET, 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A bronze figure of White Tara
    Tibet, 15th century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, her left hand raised in vitarka mudra and her right lowered in varada mudra, each holding the stem of a lotus, wearing a flowing dhoti and beaded jewelry, her face with a third eye, the base sealed and incised with a dedicatory inscription
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in New York, September 1985


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim