• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 788

    A gilt bronze Guhyasamaja retinue figure

    TIBET, 14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gilt bronze Guhyasamaja retinue figure
    Tibet, 14th century
    Seated in dhyanasana over a double-lotus base with beaded rims, wearing armlets, earrings, and necklaces studded with hardstones, holding a vajra and bell in his principle hands, his three heads slightly tilted and surmounted by a high chignon secured with a tiara
    7¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Hong Kong, 1996


    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES


    Exhibited

    Indian Gallery, British Museum, London, 1970