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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 645

    A gilt bronze figure of Tara

    TIBETO-CHINESE, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gilt bronze figure of Tara
    Tibeto-Chinese, 18th century
    Seated in lalitasana on a double lotus base, her hands in vitarka and varada mudra, wearing a diaphanous dhoti with incised hems, her face with raised urna and the hair pulled into a high chignon secured by a foliate tiara with thick locks hanging over her shoulders
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1990s