• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 237

    A gilt bronze figure of Vajradhara

    TIBET, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gilt bronze figure of Vajradhara
    Tibet, 17th Century
    Seated in bhumisparsamudra on a double-lotus throne with beaded rims, wearing a sanghati with beaded and incised borders, the face centered by a jeweled urna and surmounted by a foliate tiara tied with ribbons
    4¼ in. (11 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, France, 1980s
    Spink and Son, Inc, London, 1990s
    Acquired in Paris, 2000