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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1373

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of a Dakini

    TIBETO-CHINESE, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of a Dakini
    Tibeto-Chinese, 17th/18th Century
    Standing in alidhasana astride a rectangular lotus base, her hands held before her, clad in various jewelry and a tiara of skulls all inlaid with hardstones, with a garland of skulls about her neck, her wrathful face with pointed fangs, large nose and three bulging eyes surmounted by flaming hair with pigment remaining
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Christie's London, South Kensington, 15 April 2004, lot 66