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    Sale 12168

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    15 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 259

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of Pehar

    TIBETO-CHINESE, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Gilt Bronze Figure of Pehar
    Tibeto-Chinese, 18th century
    The three-headed guardian king seated on the back of a lion over an oval lotus base, his six arms radiating around him, wearing monk's robes secured with a belt and a billowing sash, his face with a ferocious expression surmounted by a domed hat with vajra finial
    6 ½ in. (16.25 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private collection, New Jersey, acquired from Sotheby's, New York, 26 March 1998, lot 300