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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 525

    A gilt bronze figure of Kalachakra

    TIBET, 19TH/20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A gilt bronze figure of Kalachakra
    Tibet, 19th/20th century
    The twenty-four armed Kalachakra, standing in yab-yum with the eight-armed Vishvamata, 'Mother of all beings,' their arms radiating around them holding numerous attributes, each with four heads crowned with foliate tiaras, richly adorned with beaded pendant belts and jewelry, inset with hardstones and richly gilt overall
    13½ in. (34.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Christie's New York, 31 March 2000, lot 202


    Pre-Lot Text

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