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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 621

    A gilt bronze figure of Vasudhara

    CENTRAL TIBET, 14TH/15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gilt bronze figure of Vasudhara
    Central Tibet, 14th/15th Century
    Superbly cast with the six-armed deity seated in lalitasana over a low double-lotus base with beaded rims, the lowered right hand in varada mudra and the principal left hand holding the vase of Amrita in front, wearing a long dhoti with richly incised floral bands and beaded rims secured by a jeweled belt, adorned with further jewelry inlaid with hardstones, the face with the third eye and the hair secured by a foliate tiara with thick locks spilling over the shoulders, richly gilt overall
    12 in. (29.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's New York, 2000


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Sandor P. Fuss Collection