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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 1395

    A gilt bronze figure of Hevajra with Nairatmya


    Price Realised  


    A gilt bronze figure of Hevajra with Nairatmya
    Tibeto-Chinese, 17th/18th Century
    The three-faced wrathful deity in pratyalidhasana, his principal hands embracing Nairatmya and his remaining arms radiating, clad in a dhoti, coiled snakes, a tiger skin about his waist, both adorned with beaded jewelry inlaid with hardstones, their heads surmounted by foiliate tiaras, with red pigment remaining and the figures cast separately
    8¾ in. (22 cm.) high

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    Acquired in Beijing, 1911-1957
    By descent to present owner

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection