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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 648

    A gilt bronze figure of Kubera

    TIBETO-CHINESE, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A gilt bronze figure of Kubera
    Tibeto-Chinese, 18th century
    Seated in rajalalitasana on a cushion over a lotus base with beaded rims, holding a mongoose in his left hand, wearing a diaphanous dhoti, billowing sash and beaded jewelry, his bearded face surmounted by an openwork crown, the base sealed and stamped with a double-vajra
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1990s