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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 639

    A gilt bronze figure of Tara

    MONGOLIA, ZANABAZAR SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A gilt bronze figure of Tara
    Mongolia, Zanabazar School, 18th century
    Seated in lalitasana on a double-lotus base, her fitted dhoti with incised borders spilling over the front, wearing beaded jewelry and a foliate tiara secured by ribbons flowing over her shoulders, her hands in varada and vitarka mudra holding two lotus flowers rising up to flank her shoulders, the base sealed and incised with a gilt double-vajra
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1990s